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Article "Bloody Hell" , People Magazine  by Paul Mann June 20 1983 Tells about the violence in Coober Pedy  in the 1980's Mentions  Alex Anisimoff, Stojan Solar, Crocodile Harry GI 90025

GI 900252023-09-28T11:23:56+09:30

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Yolanda Szuk working on mining ladders manufactured in the Szuk Engineering workshop on Hutchison Street. Yolanda worked with her husband Kalman in the workshop. Yolanda and Kalman moved from Whyalla to Andamooka in the early 1960's where Kalman started  manufacturing mining ladders and reinforced mining buckets as well as mining himself In 1973 they moved to Coober Pedy, where they lived in front of their workshop, Szuk Engineering, on Hutchison Street, now the Tyre Centre. Szuk's Engineering Shop was well known for their trade in sharpening picks, tungsten tipped augers, mining ladders, reinforced mining buckets, tumblers, reinforced blower pipes as well [...]

1988 00322023-08-28T21:26:39+09:30

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Article "Jack Norton revisits" CPT June 1987  by Peter Caust Re. visit to Coober Pedy by George Robert "Jack" Norton after almost 70 years. Jack stayed with Len & Judy Absalom. Jack recalled how he and Archie Burnett drove the first vehicle a Ford, from William Creek to Coober Pedy in 1918 starting a freight and passenger service. The miners called it "Wilful Murder" Also mentioned: Doug McDouall, Sam Ervine and Tom Brady  

GI 900242023-02-11T21:44:46+10:30

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Article "Bepi Coro - The heart of Coober Pedy" - The Advertiser 13/12-/986 by Nigel Hopkins. re. Guiseppi (Bepi) Coro's start in Australia as a camel driver in the Harts Range NT, then owner of the Mines Store in Coober Pedy. Also mentioned: brothers Atillio (Tillio)and Umberto (Bob) and nephew Robert (Rob) BI 00012 22

BI 00012 222022-11-19T13:29:22+10:30

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Country Connection article "Destinations - A great year for fossickers" by Doreen Chamberlain - July-September 1989 (Inflight with Kendall Airlines magazine) Includes advertisements mentioning "Toms's Tours", The Big Winch hosted by Gabriele & Claus, "Star Opal" with Robert & Helen McCormack, Umoona Opal Mine & Museum and Opal Motel GI 90023      

GI 900232022-11-13T12:04:02+10:30

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Article  "Glendambo Hotel-Motel Pty Ltd Caravan Park" South Australian Magazine April 1987 re new tourist development at Glendambo after the realignment of the Stuart Highway in 1982, bypassing the township of Kingoonya

RH 000522022-11-13T10:46:37+10:30

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Article "An Australian Record"  from South Australian Magazine (SAM) page 19 April 1987 Mentions Mal Lenthall, a bus driver on the Adelaide -Alice Springs run from 1958 to 1974 and relates some of his experiences.

TO 000372022-11-11T15:54:13+10:30

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Article "A New Era Opens"  from the South Australian Magazine (SAM) April 1987 re the opening of the new sealed Stuart Highway TR 00017

TR 000172022-11-11T15:44:44+10:30

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  old Stuart Highway, Coober Pedy, mining field, early 1980's

1980 01152022-10-22T21:18:13+10:30
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