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Blyth Homestead is fascinating old tin roof building found in Litchfield National Park on the way to Tjaynera Falls. As well as this building, there is the location of an old tin mine nearby.

This homestead site is a reminder of the really tough conditions pioneers in remote areas were facing.
Blyth Homestead was established by the Sargent Family in 1929 and was abandoned in the early 1960s.

Tags: Australia Northern territory Landscape and travel LITCHFIELD NATIONAL PARK BATCHELOR BLYTH HOMESTEAD

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7 Aug 2012 9:11AM
Love the photo. A very natural look.

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 9:52AM
Yet another pictorial diary captured so perfectly. I love the attention to detail, and the randomness in your approach to capturing and cataloguing such a vast array of rather unique images. The whole series has been quite inspirational in a lot of many ways. Once again thank you for taking time out to share them with us all.

moiral 7 12 Scotland
7 Aug 2012 11:14AM
Great set of shots Jean-Noel. Was just going to say that my favourite was V3, until I opened V6. Brilliant - love that one. Moira
BarryC123 9 43 25 Ireland
7 Aug 2012 11:18AM
A great set.
I especially like the croc warning sign - I don't think I've ever seen one before.

I find myself imaging how noisy that building must have been during heavy rain, though...reckon it'd have driven me mad.
8 10 10 England
7 Aug 2012 12:15PM
Great set of shots JN. Still smiling after looking at V6.
paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 12:15PM
Nice set of a somewhat hostile enviroment. V3 edges it for me.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
7 Aug 2012 12:23PM
The people who pioneered these remote outposts were tough as nails. Here in the states we'd call this a "hard scabble farm". I love v6, and echo its sentiments!
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 7:48PM
There must be loads of hidden tales hereSmile

The water source must have prompted them to settle there. I presume?

rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 8:50PM
Good series and I just love the message on V6Grin


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