First Motorised desert crossing recreated

Submitted: Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 09:21
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I noticed this this morrning on the ABC web site, I thought some of you guy may be interested.

First Motorised desert crossing
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Reply By: Member - nick b - Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 12:29

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 12:29
On a similar line was Kith Adams & co

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Reply By: garrycol - Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 14:16

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 14:16
Was it the first motorised crossing or the first by a 4wd - I understood there was at least one 2wd crossing as far back as the 20s.

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Follow Up By: Teejay - Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 20:32

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 20:32
Hi Garry,
Ted Colson was the first European to cross the Simpson in 1936 with Camels so no vehicles before then. Sprigg was the first Motorised crossing in 1962.

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