West Hapgood: The last of the mountain men

Westy Hapgood of Rixon’s Pass By MICK ROBERTS © WESTY panted and puffed, as he pushed his way through lantana bushes, pointing towards a boulder, from near the ‘elbow’ on Rixon’s Pass: “The bullock yoke should be behind that rock, there,” he said. Unsteady on his feet and showing signs of his 77 years, he was…

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