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Harry's Cafe de Wheels | by Jonesy's Photography
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Harry's Cafe de Wheels

In the 1930s, enterprising Sydneysider by the name of Harry Edwards opened a caravan café near the front gates of the Woolloomooloo naval dockyard until 1938 when he was enlisted in the AIF during WWII.

 

During his time in the Middle East, he was nicknamed “Tiger” after his boxing prowess and the name stuck. When he returned in 1945, Harry realised that Sydney hadn’t changed much and it was still almost impossible to get a good feed late-night, so he reopened and the caravan has been operating ever since. The local council insisted that mobile food caravans move at least 12 inches a day hence the name "Cafe de Wheels"

 

Today, Harry's Cafe de Wheels is located throughout Sydney along with a store in Newcastle. Harry's has also ventured overseas with a store in Shenzhen, China.

 

Below are a few of my photos taken on a cool evening during the June Long Weekend.

 

Taken: 9/6/2019

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Taken on June 9, 2019