Big Merino in its new home

johnboy 30 May 2007 10

There was some fanfare over the weekend over the great move of Goulburn’s Big Merino.

We happened across it on Sunday while stopping at Maccas to up our blood sugar levels on the way out of town.

Even the Big Merino couldn’t entice us to partake of the eateries at the bottom of the hill it now appears to be promoting.

Sadly instead of grandly jutting out over the highway as an immortal monument to Goulburn’s wool industry you still need to get off the highway to see the thing.

Possibly better for sales but 200 metres from greatness.


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Pandy Pandy 3:50 pm 01 Jun 07

Yes MrM. You are right. I did a Google, it was painful, that is why I stand, corrected. I was only a kid when I last saw my ram on a pump.

MrM MrM 7:27 am 01 Jun 07

I thought Golden Fleece was a brand all on its own? IIRC they were eventually swallowed up by either Ampol or Caltex.

Pandy Pandy 9:35 pm 31 May 07

stand corrected

Pandy Pandy 9:29 pm 31 May 07

esso

I-filed I-filed 6:05 pm 31 May 07

Which is the petrol company that used to be called “Golden Fleece”?

sim_m_o sim_m_o 4:53 pm 31 May 07

so many jokes about getting fleeced, so little time.

captainwhorebags captainwhorebags 11:17 am 31 May 07

Thumper: it’d look good but I’d give it 4 weeks before the NSW govt tried to fill it with speed cameras for the freeway.

Thumper Thumper 8:50 am 31 May 07

I reckon he should be on that hill near the highway where the Maccas sign is.

That would be cool. A giant ram gazing down at all who pass….

GnT GnT 8:48 pm 30 May 07

I’ve never heard of “a Macca”, singular.

Pandy Pandy 7:54 pm 30 May 07

Get a Macca, grab a pie, fill-up with biodiesel, experience the ram all in an easy walk. What more do you want?

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