Photographer's Note

Broad Arrow is a mining ghost town north of Kalgoorlie. The tavern is just about all the remains of the once thriving mining town. Its fame these days is its walls and ceilings, all of which are covered in customers names and home towns. Only customers are allowed to write their name.
Gold was dicovered in 1893 and the town grew to have a population of 15,000 with eight hotels, two breweries and even a stock exchange. (Thanks Wikipedia) The mine closed in the 1920s but recently has re-opened as an open cut mine using mainly "fly in fly out" workers.
I've included more detail of the walls as a workshop.

Better in the large view.

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