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February 17, 2012

Pioneering competition - trestle bridges

This newspaper clipping from the 4th of May 1973 shows single lock trestle bridges built by Scout troops in Benoni, at a competition camp at Arrowe Park.

From the accompanying article:

Benoni District Scouts attended a camp competition last weekend at Arrowe Park, organised by fourth Benoni Rover Crew.
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Highlight of Sunday morning was a pioneering project which entailed building and erecting a suspension bridge by each troop. Third Benoni was judged builder of the best bridge.

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Acting District Commissioner Mr Noel Moor complimented the Rovers on a very "successful and enjoyable camp
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