abandoned and discarded from the Kimberley …

Not everything found in the Kimberley is alive, flourishing, or green.


A burnt out, abandoned bus in bush near Highway 1 south of Broome above, and below, a rusty but still used barge in Wyndham.


A former pearl lugger engine shed, then fish factory, now unused in Chinatown, Broome.


Formerly a fishing boat from Broome, now a part of various landscape furniture:


Then, a long gone caravan on floats, at the vagaries of big tides, mosquitos and sand flies:


Next, an abandoned camp in the Great sandy Desert.


That’s me on another long gone fishing vessel in Broome, The “Beadon”. Named after a creek from Onslow, now an oil and gas town on the Pilbara coast. The Beadon was a trap fishing vessel in the same period as a picture above of Patricia II.

go-hard-orNext, a long abandoned ‘pearl panel’ cleaning shed…


The next pic features a renovated sail maker’s shed, then a disused diesel power station, replaced with modern gas power system.

dsc02545 broomes-now-silent-diesel-power-station

A very common scene in the Kimberley, an abandoned trailer near Wolfe Creek.


About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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