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Monday, January 23, 2012

Point Nepean Transporter


This piece of machinery looks like a tractor!
But it is used to haul open carriages for those who don't wish to walk the hilly 6km stretch ~ at Point Nepean on the far southern end of the peninsula.
The whole is called a "transporter"!
So here, do we see a window or a door?

Unique travel mode
Open to fresh air and views
Recycled tractor.



A view of the rocky headland and transporter as it nears the end of its journey.
I walked the whole distance once - one way.
On this day, I chose to take the transporter between points of interest.
Fortunately it has several stopping areas and runs half hourly.



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3 comments:

Sylvia K said...

How interesting! Fun looking transportation!! Great captures and what a gorgeous place! I would love to spend some time there and take a ride! You always have the perfect words! Have a great week, Gemma!

Sylvia

Lesley said...

Pretty useful window/door to this cab of the transporter! - no blind spots here!
Thanks for letting me know my link was bad.

toby said...

That is a great window *and* door - double points for you!
I think I see you in there...
:)

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