A thriving canning factory for over seventy years, this fruit processing plant in Cygnet, Tasmania, has just recently closed. Its melancholy facade and now sadly ironic interpretation sign explaining its history with the last sentence stating, “Today the factory continues to operate as a fruit processing factory”… stands as a sad testament to the plight of many once-flourishing Australian industries and their dispossessed work force.

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Image detail: Gary Ramage