Australian Road Rider

GOIN’ ROUND THE BEND

Ican’t count the number of times I have driven through Tailem Bend on my many journeys between Adelaide and Sydney over nearly 40 years. The former railway town at the junction of the Mallee and Dukes highways first rang to the sound of steam locomotives in 1886, which ran for more than 100 years before Tailem Bend

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