Photographs from northern South Australia [B 73318/1-36] • Photograph

Buildings at Leigh Creek Coalfield.

Buildings at Leigh Creek Coalfield.

'Workshops for Leigh Creek Coalfield'.

Excavator at Leigh Creek Coalfield.

Excavator at Leigh Creek Coalfield.

An excavator (Bucyrus-Erie 9W Dragline) working at the Leigh Creek Coalfield.

Trucks waiting to be loaded.

Trucks waiting to be loaded.

A line of Euclid trucks waiting to be loaded by electric shovel at the Leigh Creek Coalfield. The top of the boom of the shovel is just visible in the foreground. Drill hole pattern for blasting in background.

Stop sign in the desert.

Stop sign in the desert.

A stop sign at the meeting of two dirt roads near Farina.

Railway viaduct at Aroona.

Railway viaduct at Aroona.

Railway viaduct over a dry riverbed at a fork in the road to Aroona Dam, possibly taken from the Aroona Dam road, and might be the Emu Creek railway brigge, between Copley and Beltana.

Port Pirie Railway Station.

Port Pirie Railway Station.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Carn Brae at Port Pirie.

Carn Brae at Port Pirie.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Excavator at Leigh Creek coal fields.

Excavator at Leigh Creek coal fields.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

P&H shovel loading overburden into Terex haulage trucks at Leigh Creek Coalfield. In foreground dozer pushing overburden on overburden dump. Grader working on open cut haulage road.

P&H shovel loading overburden into Terex haulage trucks at Leigh Creek Coalfield. In foreground dozer pushing overburden on overburden dump. Grader working on open cut haulage road.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Maree Railway Station.

Maree Railway Station.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Maree Hotel.

Maree Hotel.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Railway employees housing, Maree.

Railway employees housing, Maree.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Post Office at Copley.

Post Office at Copley.

Copley Post Office. A researcher indicates that this photograph was taken in the mid 1960s, as the building had the Packsaddle Store joining this in th 1970s. Mert Lewis had the contract for operating the Post Office and mail run until 1972.

Leigh Creek South.

Leigh Creek South.

View of the township of Leigh Creek South, from a nearby rise, showing Black Oak Drive.

Telephone repeater station at Coward Springs.

Telephone repeater station at Coward Springs.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

William Creek Hotel.

William Creek Hotel.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Algebuckina Bridge.

Algebuckina Bridge.

Vew of the old Ghan railway bridge on the Oodnadatta to Williams Creek Road.

Oodnadatta Primary School.

Oodnadatta Primary School.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Old homes at Oodnadatta.

Old homes at Oodnadatta.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

General store at Oodnadatta.

General store at Oodnadatta.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Transcontinental Hotel at Oodnadatta.

Transcontinental Hotel at Oodnadatta.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Camp site.

Camp site.

The Oliver's caravan at their 'overnight camp' between Marla and Oodnadatta.

'Oodnadatta poem' on display.

'Oodnadatta poem' on display.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Sign board at the Oodnadatta track.

Sign board at the Oodnadatta track.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

'Entertainer en route'.

'Entertainer en route'.

River Cruise boat on a road train at Marla, identified as 'entertainer en route from Western Australia to Brisbane'.

Blower in action on the opal field, Coober Pedy.

Blower in action on the opal field, Coober Pedy.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Entrance to opal mine at Coober Pedy.

Entrance to opal mine at Coober Pedy.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Underground bar at Coober Pedy.

Underground bar at Coober Pedy.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Swimming pool in underground house, Coober Pedy.

Swimming pool in underground house, Coober Pedy.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.

Bottle house at Andamooka.

Bottle house at Andamooka.

A selection from travel photographs taken by amateur photographer G. R. Oliver. Identified as from 'South Australia, Beltana, Marla and Port Pirie', they also include nearby localities such as Leigh Creek, Aroona, Port Pirie, Maree, Copley, William Creek, Coober Pedy and Andamooka.