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2017-03-21 21:32 zoroaster Article: FAR WEST CHILDREN'S HEALTH SCHEME MONTHLY REPORT. (Article), Western Herald (Bourke, NSW : 1887 - 1970), Friday 7 June 1946 page 8
In Dec, 1897 Clement Wragge set up an Arctic Tent Observatory on the summit of Mount Kosciuszko. A Hut was built in April, 1898. He set up a low-level station at Merimbula run by his son Clement Egerton Wragge. An observing station was proposed at Glebe Point, Sydney or Manly, NSW., The Manly, NSW obseving station was set up and it was run by George Arthur Buchanan [later Dr.] the son of the Rev. George Davidson Buchanan who was previously in charge of the Wickham Terrance Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, located in the same street as the Wickham...
2017-03-21 21:25 zoroaster Article: OBITUARY DR. G. A. BUCHANAN (Article), Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 - 1954), Tuesday 14 May 1946 page 3
In Dec, 1897 Clement Wragge set up an Arctic Tent Observatory on the summit of Mount Kosciuszko. A Hut was built in April, 1898. He set up a low-level station at Merimbula run by his son Clement Egerton Wragge. An observing station was proposed at Glebe Point, Sydney or Manly, NSW., The Manly, NSW obseving station was set up and it was run by George Arthur Buchanan [later Dr.] the son of the Rev. George Davidson Buchanan who was previously in charge of the Wickham Terrance Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, located in the same street as the Wickh...
2017-03-21 21:17 q.m. Athlete Alan Stewart, New South Wales, ca. 1920s (Version)
<a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222740093'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222740093</a> - this pic appeared in the Sun on 11th December, 1927. It was evidently taken the previous day during the annual Dunn Challenge Shied inter-club athletics carnival, which was held at the Sydney Sports Ground. <br/><br/>Here we see Sydney athletes Roy Norman (left) and Charlie Stuart (right). I gather the pic might have been taken after the running of the 880 yards final, which Stuart won in a time of 1 min 59 secs...on a wet tra...
2017-03-21 21:14 q.m. Construction work on the pylons of Sydney Harbour Bridge and locomotives at Milson's Point station, New South Wales, ca. 1931 (Version)
Here we see the Southern approach to the Sydney Harbour Bridge in an advanced state of completion...all the major structural work looks complete...the railway and tram tracks have been laid...the construction of the Milsons Point railway and tram stations looks fairly complete...looks like the the only major work remaining is the electrical wiring for the railway and tramway...and this wasn't commenced until early 1932...<br/><br/>All up we're either looking at late 1931 or maybe even early 1932. The line of locomotives which we see here parke...
2017-03-21 21:06 SheffieldPark Article: THE RAILWAYS OF THE FUTURE. (Article), The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), Thursday 5 January 1871 [Issue No.3132] page 3
Railway Exemplar = Railways of the Future
2017-03-21 21:02 q.m. Roads under construction for the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, ca. 1930 (Version)
Here we see the Northern approaches to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Looks like the Milsons Point railway and tram stations are under construction...so the date might be ca. mid-later 1931. <br/><br/><a href='https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/image/12685a007a007048732000165r'>https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/image/12685a007a007048732000165r</a> - this SANSW pic dated 4th October, 1931, shows a more advanced state of construction.<br/><br/><a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/183008138">http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/183008138</a> - later still...
2017-03-21 21:00 q.m. Crowds around a suspended block of stone at the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, 19 March 1932 (Version)
Good! I've now tagged him...if you know his given names you might like to add a tag accordingly...here and in any other pics where he appears.
2017-03-21 20:46 Perry.Middlemiss Article: LIGHT IN DARKNESS. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 5 December 1925 [Issue No.27,432] page 11
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2017-03-21 20:40 Perry.Middlemiss Article: WEEK-END. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 28 November 1925 [Issue No.27,426] page 13
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2017-03-21 20:37 Perry.Middlemiss Article: NOVEMBER. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 28 November 1925 [Issue No.27,426] page 13
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2017-03-21 20:33 q.m. People being suspended in cage under the Sydney Harbour Bridge whilst ships display warning signs, New South Wales, 30 April 1938 (Version)
Here we see one of the cradles or baskets used to convey workers to and from the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the construction of the arch and the deck.<br/><br/>Per the various newspaper reports, during construction of the arch and roadway, two barges were anchored beneath where the creeper cranes were working...and I'd say that's what we see here. Given the barges seen here are relatively close together, I suspect this pic might have been taken in 1930...in the months before the arch was joined...or afterwards, when the hangers and steelwork ...
2017-03-21 20:31 Perry.Middlemiss Article: KITTENS AT PLAY. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 28 November 1925 [Issue No.27,426] page 13
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2017-03-21 20:25 Perry.Middlemiss Article: RHYME IN SPRING. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 26 September 1925 [Issue No.27,372] page 11
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2017-03-21 20:22 Perry.Middlemiss Article: GIBRALTAR. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 12 September 1925 [Issue No.27,360] page 11
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2017-03-21 20:19 Perry.Middlemiss Article: RONDEAU. (The Aberdeen White Star Line has just celebrated its centenary. Its first bout was the Childe Harold the pioneer of its Australian fleet was the Anemone.) (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 12 September 1925 [Issue No.27,360] page 11
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2017-03-21 20:17 Perry.Middlemiss Article: IN CLOVER. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 12 September 1925 [Issue No.27,360] page 11
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2017-03-21 20:03 q.m. Three men walking on the wharves close the Sydney Harbour Bridge, New South Wales, ca. 1932 (Version)
Here we see, L-R: J.J.C. Bradfield (Chief Engineer NSW Public Works Department), Lord Stonehaven (Australian Governor-General, 1925-31), Lawrence Ennis (Dorman Long's Director of Construction)...the chap to the very right of frame is Lord Stonehaven's ADC, Lieutenant-Commander R. B. Leggatt, R.N.*<br/><br/>I haven't yet managed to find this pic in the digitised newspapers...looks like they might be near the Sydney Harbour Bridge works...so I gather the pic might have been taken during one of Lord Stonehaven's visits to the Harbour Bridge...he a...
2017-03-21 19:54 q.m. Cranes working on the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from a pylon, New South Wales, 1928 (Version)
I gather this pic might have been taken in late February 1929, when the 1st panel at Dawes Point had been completed.<br/><br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/183008612'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/183008612</a> - see comments at this very similar pic...taken at a slightly earlier stage...it was evidently taken on 20th February, 1929...it appeared in the SMH on 21st February, 1929.
2017-03-21 19:53 Perry.Middlemiss Article: ROCKETS. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 1 August 1925 [Issue No.27,324] page 11
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2017-03-21 19:50 q.m. Initial construction work on the pylons of Sydney Harbour Bridge, New South Wales, 1928 (Version)
<a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16532952#'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16532952#</a> - this pic appeared in the SMH on 21st February, 1929. It was evidently taken the previous day, when construction of the 1st panel at Dawes Point had been completed.<br/><br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/186371060'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/186371060</a> - also see this pic, which appears to have been taken either on the same occasion or at about this same time.<br/><br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/18471441...