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Archive for October 31, 2012

Abandoned Tobacco Dryers

Tobacco Dryers, Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia, Copyright Chris Gregory 2009

Tobacco Drying Sheds

Until 2006 Tobacco was the major industry in the area surrounding Myrtleford in the Ovens River valley, Victoria, Australia.  Scattered throughout the are disused tobacco drying sheds  like this which was photographed through the early morning mist in 2009. Farming is now the  important industry in the region, including wine grapes, walnuts and chestnuts, berries, fruit, olives, vegetables, hops and beef and dairy cattle.