WINTON TO MACKAY 2006



Winton - Mackay
Green dotted line traces the route followed


No trees in places like this! Ladies, gents and disabled.


His lordship at a morning tea stop on the way


An old locomotive that used to service Winton


Same locomotive - front on


Old Jeffrey Quad Truck with four wheel drive, steering and brakes


Viv at the Musical Fence, Winton on Qantas' original airfield.
It is possible to play a tune (of sorts) on it


Goodearl belts out a steady beat


A "billabong" sculpture in Winton's main street


Arno's Wall (Winton) - A junk yard with stock built into its wall


Arno's Wall


The gates to the junk yard


The long billabong - Winton


Us having a champage on our Golden Wedding Day.


The flowers the motel organised for us came by truck from Longreach - 280kms away!


The road headed nor'west


Luncheon stop at Hughenden


Hughenden


Shopping centre Charters Towers


Charters Towers stock exchange - gold caused the town to be very wealthy


Arcade at the stock exchange


Still headed nor'west.


Courtyard to our motel in Clermont


Little park in Clermont


The piano up the tree shows the height and force of the 32' flood in 1916.
The piano is now a steel replica


One person's idea of a colour scheme


Morning tea stop at Moranbah (a coal mining town)

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