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  1. Ongoing situation down-under


    Hi Folks,
    The following is part of an email I sent to a friend in Holland who was enquiring about our welbeing in this crisis. I figured that some of you might have been wondering too.

    "Sandy and I are safe and our property is undamaged....for now. I say "For Now" because this damned awful summer isn't over yet. There are 2 large fires burning close by to us. One in the North and another in the South, south west. Presently their status is "Being ...
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  2. Australia Day

    To all the Aussies that frequent these pages......."HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY"
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  3. Vintage heavy coal hauling in Australia (video link)

    Should anyone be interested in seeing double headed Garratts hauling coal up the Fassifern Bank, near Newcastle NSW in 1968, then watch this historic footage.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1EWp...eature=related
    The last part of the footage will send shivers up your spine. Thundering, steaming monster machines". Just Awesome.
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  4. An impressive train of a different kind.

    Hauling Cattle in Australia's Top End....the Northern Territory.
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  5. Spirit of Progress?

    The image is of the "Spirit of Progress", an interstate express pulled by a streamlined S class in the late 30's, and ran from Melbourne, through the border town of Albury (another story) and on to Sydney. And the same in reverse.
    Here down-under, theres a now retired (I think) radio announcer named Clive Robertson. Despite being pretty controversial, I liked him for his intelligence and quick wit.
    Robertson, being a Sydney-sider, when reading out the train arrival times, would ...

    Updated 29th Apr 2012 at 07:51 PM by Sundiesel

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