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  1. Are you Superman?

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    July 29, 2015 at 6:37 pm

    • Ha Ha! That is my buddy “PD” in there. As far as I can remember he emerged from there WITHOUT a red cape and his underpants worn on the outside! That phone (an old fashioned one with a crank riunger, that dialled through to the manual exchange, was operational until less than 20 yrs ago! It was near the top of one of our highest mountain passes, and was there in case you got stranded in the snow up there.

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      July 30, 2015 at 5:08 pm

  2. Can’t remember seeing that Publieke Telefoon anywhere. Did it serve as a loo? and where?

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    July 28, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    • For the sheep it was a loo! It was at the top of Naude’s Neck Pass, and with a wind of the handle, you could pick up and speak to the “tannie” in Barkly East, who would ask you about the weather up there. Some of those special things will just never be the same!

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      July 28, 2015 at 9:56 pm

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