Australia’s unconventional rural mailboxes

A variety of odd mailboxes — including old washing machines, refrigerators, car engines, beer kegs, and even a microwave — found along roads in rural areas of New South Wales, north of Sydney. (Reuters)

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Unconventional mailboxes

A composite photo shows a variety of unconventional mailboxes — including old washing machines, refrigerators, car engines, beer kegs, and even a microwave — found along roads in rural areas of New South Wales, north of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Old refrigerator mailbox

An old refrigerator haa been repurposed as a mailbox on a road in the outskirts of Walgett township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Beer keg mailbox

An old beer keg serves as a mailbox in the outskirts of Walgett township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Cylinder mailbox

An old cylinder previously used to cover an electricity box has been converted into a mailbox in the outskirts of Gunnedah township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Minion mailbox

A mailbox in the shape of a Minion from the “Despicable Me” movie series is seen in the outskirts of Gunnedah township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Car engine mailbox

An old car engine that has been converted into a mailbox is seen in the outskirts of Walgett township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Anvil mailbox

An old oil drum and an anvil that have been converted into mailboxes are seen in the outskirts of Walgett township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Airplane mailbox

A mailbox shaped like an airplane sits on a road in the outskirts of Gunnedah township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Australian house mailbox

An old, traditionally shaped Australian rural mailbox is seen in the outskirts of Gunnedah township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Satellite dish mailbox

An old wagon wheel and a satellite dish replica serve as a mailbox in the outskirts of Parkes township, northwest of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Washing machine mailbox

An old refrigerator, an old washing machine, and a beer keg serve as mailboxes in the outskirts of Wollombi township, north of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)

Microwave mailbox

An old microwave repurposed a mailbox sits next to a more traditional box in the outskirts of Wollombi township, north of Sydney, Australia. (Photo: David Gray/Reuters)