"GM's House?? Elevation -
Let us not forget why we went there -
More Main Office and "ye olde grey boxes" with the most critical area at the rear -
This strange contraption was a raft built by some Americans from the Base with a view to "sail" a Bulldozer bought cheaply from the leftovers of the NASA site/road building project, across to Recife. (presumably to make megabucks from the sale..). They would have made a fortune had they been able to sell the story to National Geographic Magazine. However, the whole idea was vetoed by the Island Administrator, who was well known for veto-
Early failures during NASA's development of their "Moonbuggy"
(the "driver" wasn't too popular either!!)
"Any minute now and I'll have Ray eating out of my hand..!"
"Wish I could be a Caledonian Girl...."
"Well you’ll just have to wait another three months for the the next Charter Flight, Bill!"
Ken Preece 1972
"Gone but not forgotten".
Whatever happens to the Old Exiles Club, Ken won't be far away.
Almost an entry in the Guiness Book of Records -
Whilst the "Reverend" Jim Jones would much prefer to loaf on the beach.....
"...So much to drink, so little time."
(A tad under two years in fact, Hugh..)
Pete Thompson, our resident Bean Counter, bragging again....
"Sod off Plews, we're NOT playing Monkey Magic today thank you!!"
Jacqui Murdoch with Hugh McGarry & family, Mike "Rudolf" Taylor. (Can't quite place the “cozzy” in the front.)
How to deal with an outbreak of Foot-
English Bay with Bob Pippett, Wilf and Babs Hebron. The hairy one with his head screwed the wrong way, is "Boots" Beauchamp, the telephone engineer!