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The Count

By Joeblowfromoz
Thanks again for previous comments and votes on my images - really, really appreciate it - have had so much trouble with internet connection, but finally all sorted now.

This image is something a bit different. This is inside The Annabranch Shearing Shed. This shearing shed was built in 1896 and is situated about 20 kms from Wentworth in NSW - Australia. The interior is pretty much as it was when built, made out of the local Mallee Timber and probably why it has lasted so long. Originally a 24 stand shed - run on generator power and then converted to electric 12 stand shed.

I have titled this "The Count" as the board on the left of the image, shows the shearers names and how many sheep they shore for the day - big money in shearing these days, but boy do they earn it.

Will show other images of the outside of the shed in the next couple of days. It is very original.



Tags: Photo journalism Australia Sheep Architecture Timber Shearing shed Malle Country

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lesliea 7 2 Australia
25 Jul 2011 8:28AM
Beautiful image Jo well captured.
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Ozzie55 7 9 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2011 8:40AM
Great image Jo, enjoyed looking at your portfolio of Oz pics
Maree (Aussie living in England)
Devon_Wild 6 8 1 England
25 Jul 2011 8:45AM
Great image, thanks also for the info. Wonder how many sheep have passed through this station ?..........Rob
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
25 Jul 2011 8:46AM
A superb capture, Jo, and what a lot of work goes on in there, amazing guys. Carol
lobski 5 2 1 Philippines
25 Jul 2011 9:09AM
Fantastic capture with great detail and texture!

Fred Grin
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2011 9:19AM
Superb image, wonderful textures and light, beautifully captured.

pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2011 9:32AM
I am enjoying your travels, good picture today Jo exp spot on
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2011 10:19AM
My back hurts just looking at it. great shot and info Joe.
Anna62 5 1 Australia
25 Jul 2011 12:43PM
so Australian Jo..beautiful!!! Smile
danbrann Plus
12 628 17
25 Jul 2011 3:25PM
A good bit of social history.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
26 Jul 2011 2:31AM
Great shot Jo............Sandy
Great Iv'e been there!.

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