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AM - took the Pajero to Bridgestone Tyres just up the road, told to bring it back at 2pm for a tyre rotation, balance and alignment. Drove to Boulder, a suburb of Kalgoorlie, where there is very good historic restoration of the Main Street business houses. We then visited the Kalgoorlie Historical Society to try and find more about Bernard Sheridan …
... some large carriages under restoration - currently these were covere in tarps. We spent half a hour here and bought some books. Spent ten minutes talking to the Boulder tourist tram driver. Another mine worker who had transitioned to tourism in an advanced age. 10:00 to 10:!5 – Drive to RFDS at airport. – Book for 10:15 Tour The Royal Flying Doctor Service Kalgoorlie Visitor Centre is located at the Kalgoorlie Airport (turn left at the roundaboutthey he airport ...
... 3pm. We went looking for Jack Carins Camp but couldn't find the correct track. Will check on return trip using local knowledge. Arrived in Kal 16:45 with still 140kms left in the tank having done 502s from home. We had dropped into two old Pipeline Pump Stations. For dinner we went uptown to the Exchange Hotel and Paddys Bar. A Guiness Beef Pie and mash hit the spot. Did a couple of bog laps up Hay St with the Silvias. Temperature dropping fast so to bed. Big Super Pit tour ...
... is called Ora Banda. We went in and had a drink and a toilet stop. After that we kept going and had another toilet stop. We then got back on the highway from the dirt road. After a while we had lunch on the side of the road in a small rest area. After lunch we got back in the car and made it to the next town were we turned, the town was called Menzies. We turned there and went towards Lake ...
... be easier to just dig the whole lot up! Hence the beginnings of what is now known as the Super Pit. The original mine holes can still be seen in the sides of the pit, and in fact each truckload of rocks that is brought up needs to be sorted to clear out all the old railway line, tools and wood that lined the mineshafts.
We were all pretty amazed by the size of the trucks used to cart ...
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