Mailman of the Birdsville Track
The Story of Tom KruseBook - 2003
Biography of Tom Kruse, mailman for twenty years of the Birdsville Track. From 1942 to 1963 Tom battled searing heat, floods, and mechanical breakdowns each fortnight, and was the lifeline to isolated settlements and stations delivering everything from letters to essential supplies. Looks at the Australian outback before the days of easy air access, radio, and reliable vehicles. Includes photos and references.
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : Hodder Headline Australia, 2003.
Branch Call Number: 383.492 WEI
Characteristics: xvii, 283 p.,  p. of plates : maps ; 24 cm.