The camel team used by Jack Minogue, the water boring contractor on Sir Sidney Kidman's properties. This image is located somewhere between Tibooburra and Innamincka and dates to circa 1930.
Kidman continued to use camel transports longer than most other land and property owners in Australia. Most chose to modernise to motor vehicles shortly after World War I.
Description of Content
A man with six camels in a sparse landscape.
Black and white negative.
Sidney Kidman continued to use camel transports longer than most other land/property owners in Australia. Most chose to modernise to motor vehicles shortly after the First World War.
Copied from F J Houlihan, 6/03/1986
Place & Date Depicted
Negative, 35 mm, Black & White
Type of item
Stevens, Christine, 'Tin Mosques and Ghantowns : A History of Afghan Cameldrivers in Australia', Paul Fitzsimons: Alice Springs, 2002.