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Outback 2009: Outback power

Services that we city and even rural dwellers take for granted just aren’t available in the Outback. Power lines don’t reach into the interior – there isn’t the population or industry to support it. Electricity is generated locally, usually by diesel generators. Here’s the power source at William Creek, Two generators; one in service, the other as backup… and it’s not a cheap undertaking.

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  1. JudithK says:

    This has been a fascinating series of photos. I will hate to see your trip in the outback come to an end. Thanks for your good work here.

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