Because I'm an old Southern woman and we're supposed to wear funny looking hats and ugly clothes and grow vegetables in the dirt. Don't ask me those questions. I don't know why, I don't make the rules!
A great choice by Antony Roth AND Irene Power Worley for entry in the 1 Million and Counting Competition! It's amazing when you travel on the Kuranda Rail line to think the bridges were built and the amount of rock that was cut, dugout and blasted was done by hand by these men well before modern engineering as we know it was invented! Picks and wheelbarrows?! Today it would be all heavy machinery. Queensland State Archives Digital Image ID 3386