Sunday, June 13, 2021

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Tag: trucks

Trucks, hot rods revving up

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The roar of engines is a favourite sound for many locals and they will have a field day next year – 14 of them, to be exact. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Trucking … you gotta love it!

Amidst the crusty truckies at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame reunion in Alice Springs last week was one quite unlike the rest: she is a petite blonde driving the rig of the year, a 50 tonne Drake low loader pulled by a 550 horsepower Western Star – total value more than half a million dollars.
Perhaps the only hint there may be a woman driver behind the wheel is the prime mover's colour: pink.
Julie Gavin transports earthmoving and mining equipment all around Australia.

Does she know what the future will hold for the industry she loves? "Good question. What's next week's lotto numbers, Erwin?" ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Stuff, big and small

 

By ESTELLE ROBERTS

(Mozzie Bites is on holidays)

 

Last year I lost all of my stuff. A fire ripped through my house
leaving behind a lot of burnt out carcasses of stuff I had collected
over the years. It was amongst other things a cathartic and maybe timely
release as it led to my upping out of town in a very hassle-free,
liberated fashion.

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