Part of the town every kid knows, the local pool is a netted off area of the sea, adjacent to the jetty.
and a wider view from further up the jetty.
In the background is the preserved, last remaining chimney from the old smelting stacks, square shaped in the Cornish tradition. And I just found this shot from the old days:
Even in this shot, the big Hughes Stack stands out. Click on the image to be taken to the SA Memory page describing the photograph and giving information about the smelting era.
This shot shows the underside of the massive conveyor belt from Wallaroo’s grain silo complex to the jetty where the grain is loaded onto ships (see yesterday’s pic). The support structure is used by hundreds of cormorants for roosting.
And a wider shot:
Both shot in the evening.
Couple of blokes fishing off a jetty near Wallaroo, North Beach possibly (I really could do with a GPS in my camera).
I dragged a graduated filter down over the sky and top of the jetty to enhance the blueness of the sky but the way it has made the guys slightly silhouette-like is nice. For a pretty ordinary photo, I like the way this has turned out.