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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


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