Yanga woolshed, Yanga NSW Australia Put in a few hours working the floor as a roustabout in my younger years! The beams are made of Douglas Fir floated over by boats from Oregon in early 1900s. This place could tell some stories of shearing crews long gone!
Abandoned Wool Shed, Argyll East, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Sheep holding pens adjacent to the shearing area. As each sheep was shorn, it would be discharged to an outside pen through a hole in the wall on the left, and then pick up another sheep from the pen. . Shearers worked (work) hard, with their pay being dependent on the number of sheep shorn. In early years (until the last 20-30 years) shearers would be employed as "gangs" and accommodation would be provided on the farm. Most sherares would now stay in local towns and travel to the farm each…
Female Red-necked Wallaby
A lovely female Red-necked Wallaby Notamacropus rufogriseus (formerly Macropus rufogriseus) at Cape Conran near Orbost, East Gippsland Australia on Echidna Walkabout 4 day Wildlife Journey. #redNeckedWallaby #NotamacropusRufogriseus #EastGippsland #wallaby #macropod #wildlifejourney #wildlifetravel