Registry of Ex Military Land Rovers

Land Rovers => Australian 101 FC and other FC Land Rovers => Topic started by: hodgo on March 18, 2014, 10:14:13 PM

Title: Bulk 101
Post by: hodgo on March 18, 2014, 10:14:13 PM
Taken at Clapham Junction Brisbane  returning from exercise kangaroo 81  16 AD REGT VEHICLES  being transferred from Qld small gauge rail to standard gauge for return to Adelaide. Clapham junction is between Ipswich rd. and Fairfield road at Moorooka
Title: Re: Bulk 101
Post by: fc101 on March 18, 2014, 11:29:27 PM
Here is the second of the pics

(http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e334/gazzz21/1012.jpg) (http://s42.photobucket.com/user/gazzz21/media/1012.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Bulk 101
Post by: juddy on March 18, 2014, 11:40:23 PM
Question

Why did they stop using bridge plates ?
Title: Re: Bulk 101
Post by: hodgo on March 18, 2014, 11:41:16 PM
Thanks for posting that, its one of the originals that I also posted way back I have had 2  hard drives crashes since them and lost a lot of photos
Title: Re: Bulk 101
Post by: hodgo on March 18, 2014, 11:46:17 PM
Juddy.
   If you look hard you will see the bridge plate on the right hand side, Back in those days the figure of weight was not always painted on them In my day a driver had to know his bridge weight  and besides it was not a big issue with this type of smaller vehicle
Title: Re: Bulk 101
Post by: juddy on March 18, 2014, 11:51:33 PM
Just wondered why there not used now