I recently come across more road trip photos in the archives, after I remembered going to Kapunda when I was at the Lavender Trail camp at Kapunda in 2020. I started to remember this road trip to the mid-north of South Australia around Kapunda and Eudunda when I stayed at Kapunda in 2020. I realised that the town was familiar–especially the Map the Miner statue commemorating the Cornish mining history of the town and the churches.
I had been here before but I’d completely forgotten about it. This is an archival photo of the Kaunda copper mine from around the 1990s:
As I walked around the mine in 2020 I recognised the layout and the ruined mine buildings, especially the chimney. I realised that I’d visited the copper mine before. So I revisited the archives looking for any photos that I would have made on this roadtrip. I remembered that I had been to Burra, briefly explored the Burra copper mine and the miner’s cottages and taken photos of the open cut mine. But I cannot find any of these Burra photos in the archives. They’ve been lost.