Hopeful men took the rough track north of Alice heading for the gold fields of Tennant Creek. During the Great Depression men took to the roads seeking ways of earning a living, some left families in southern cities, others struck out on their own to make their fortune – but many were single men.
Nancy Mannion came to Tennant Creek in 1936 and vividly recalled the journey.
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