Sygna – would you please be so kind as to GET THAT OFF MY BEACH!

Sygna – the 40th Anniversary 1974 – 2014

26 May 1974 – share your stories here!

centenary-antique-markets

Centenary Antique Centre This is the Centenary Antique Centre, situated at 29 Centenary Road, Newcastle, one part of it is set up as an original old store even with a store keeper, it… Continue reading

Civic Park Carpark 1950s

Civic Park was a carpark in the 1950s

Catherine Hill Bay boiler

  Comment from Terrence Owen: “The remains of an early boiler located near the loading point of A & B Pits Collieries of Wallarah Coal Company.” Add your stories of Catherine Hill Bay… Continue reading

Stockton fish haul 1945

Photo from Lost Newcastle member Donna Dawson

Warners Bay Public School

Warners Bay Public School 1911 photo from Lost Newcastle member Katrina O’Connor

Joy Cummings – Australia’s first female Lord Mayor

From visitnewcastle.com.au: Joy Cummings was Australia’s first female Lord Mayor and the Lord Mayor of Newcastle from 1974-1984. She had many achievements during her time in office and left a tremendous legacy to… Continue reading

Snow on Mt Sugarloaf – 18 July 1965

According to Wikiski it’s snowed at least twice on Mt Sugarloaf! It snowed in 1965 and again in the early 1970’s on Mt Sugarloaf which has an elevation of about 350m and is… Continue reading

Zaara Street Powerstation

From Wikipedia: Zaara Street Power Station was situated on Zaara Street, in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It was built to supply power for the New South Wales Government Railways (NSWGR) in 1915, when… Continue reading

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