The Asphalt of Australia
The World Famous Asphalt Museum now includes a startling section
of highway from Australia. Originally located outside number 45, Mills
Road, Darlington, Western Australia. (see maps below for detailed reference.)
The site is about 20 miles outside Perth, the state capital.
Despite being only a short drive from a modern city, the area is
Rosemary, at Radio station ABC Perth (720), sent us
the sample, along with the following haunting description:
Yet another example of how asphalt inspires.
"As dusk falls and the kookaburras chorus their last,
manic calls of the day, families of kangaroos inhabit the road,
hopping across it as they visit local gardens to drink from the
water tubs provided by householders to get the animals through
the long, dry summer."
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