Kidman Way in Mount Hope

Mount Hope was once a busy copper mining town with a population of over 3,000 people on the Barrier Highway.

Today the population of this small locality only increases from time to time with workers cutting broom brush and cypress pine logs for vineyards and apiarists shifting bees while the mallee is in flower. Due to large distances in this remote part of New South Wales the Royal Hotel is a welcome stop for locals and travellers of the outback tourist route Kidman Way to break the drive to and from Cobar.

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Copyright: Klaus mayer
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Uploaded: 11/05/2011
Updated: 10/06/2011


Tags: kidman way; barrier highway; new south wales; outback; mount hope; mining town
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