Heritage and decaying buildings
The house viewed from the rear, looking North. Weather rather drizzly.
From the rear looking East.
Inside, looking North
Inside a bedroom? looking through a wall into the long Lounge towards the North East. This is the fireplace featured in the previous image.
The fireplace in the ?Kitchen. Looking South-East. This room was probably two rooms, as the camera is located over the remains of a separating wall.
Wide angle from the Northern fireplace.
Looking North again.
Farm machinery building to the South of the house.
House viewed from the West, showing the intact fireplace and chimney
Inside the kitchen, the North-Eastern wall is in bad condition, requiring replacement of lower stonework.
South-Eastern small bedroom looking back to the kitchen fireplace.
Western, North side of house. The walls and fireplace in quiet good condition.
Western side of the house, viewed from the South
Eastern wall - showing the lower Kitchen wall requiring maintenance
North wall of kitchen and lounge before the cyclone
Inside the cellar - the floor is set down about 1.5m below ground level.
The cellar/food storage with the distant house in the background to the West.
The tree that damaged the kitchen/lounge wall and roof.
North wall of the kitchen and lounge after the cyclone
The Eastern end of the house after the storm.
Ferries house, cacti in the foreground
Remains of house walls and iron-work
General view of the main room and fireplace.
The remains of the house (note the sun affected wine glass in the right foreground)
Ferries equipment shed, overlooking the Red Creek bridge
Water storage (just below the equipment shed)
Equipment shed with the water storage to the left (out of site) and looking up the hill to the cacti and house.
Red Creek just below the Ferries house and yards (to the left), and P.O. ()to the right
Red Creek Post Office from across the Red Creek.
P.O. front view
P.O. front view
Inside front room
Rear view showing bread oven and in foreground an animal shelter
Rear of bread oven
South Western wall, looking at the front of the bread oven
The bread oven… curiously only accessible with the fire area in front. Possibly to allow the fire to be built inside the oven, and scraped out to the front before adding the bread for baking.
The house on the hill, photographed at sunset
50m away from the house - the bread oven.
Another 40m or so down the hill - the slaughterhouse and meat store.
And another 50m down the hill )just returning from the long-drop…
The twin long-drop, perched on the up-hill side of the fruit orchard. - Almost "a cut lunch and a thermos" trip from the house!