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Weir on the Darling

Weir on Darling River at Bourke
The weir on the Darling River at Bourke.

The long section of concrete to the left of centre is the now-unused lock which once raised and lowered boats that were making their way along the river.

Here’s a photograph from 1958 to compare today’s image with.


Wedgetail eagle
Wedge-tailed eagles were soaring on the thermals around Mt. Oxley, Bourke. They were especially interested in trying to get some feral goats to fall over the edge of the hill.