Mineshaft 2 by Carollyn Rhodes Thompson

Mineshaft 2
Painting sc0016
27x25cm
Mixed media on board
The salt lakes of Lake Austin and Cue are steeped in history and are like museums of the mining industry. Abandoned mineshafts, tailings, rusting metal objects, ceramic debri and remnants of everyday life are scattered around the mining site.

Mineshaft 1 by Carollyn Rhodes Thompson

Mineshaft 1
Painting sc 0015
27x25cm
Mixed media on board
Abandoned mineshafts and tailings are a common site on the edges of the salt lakes around Cue and Mt Magnet.