Days on the Road 3

Lake Ballard to Menzies, Niagara Dam, Kookynie, Gwalia, Leonora.

Above: Niagara Dam, north of Menzies, now a tourist spot, originally built as a railway dam to supply water for steam engines.

Above: the remnant of a bustling Gwalia community, just south of Leonora, this was the Mazza family stores, who boasted that they sold everything, and they did, a real slice of Western Australia’s mining history. 

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