ND 00068

2024-04-04T20:25:33+10:30

Con Stingas outside his tunnel dugout home on Stingas Road on The Flat. Date of photo unknown. Photo source facebook See HS 00106 for report on the death of Con Stingas at age 68 in 1988.

ND 000682024-04-04T20:25:33+10:30

ND 00067

2024-04-04T20:20:09+10:30

Con Stingas in his tunnel dugout home on Stingas Road on The Flat. Date of photo unknown. Photo source facebook See HS 00106 for report on the death of Con Stingas at age 68 in 1988.

ND 000672024-04-04T20:20:09+10:30

1948 0012

2023-12-27T20:39:33+10:30

Aboriginal Trackers Danny and Freddy, thought to have come from Ooldea, who worked with Policeman Ronald Robert Warner of Tarcoola  (1944 to 1949). Their work was to ensure that tensions between local Aboriginal people and the surveyors setting up Woomera were quelled.    

1948 00122023-12-27T20:39:33+10:30

1948 0011

2023-12-27T20:26:14+10:30

Ronald Robert Warner Policeman at Tarcoola  from 1944-1949, next to his 1936 Ford Utility which was used for his work

1948 00112023-12-27T20:26:14+10:30

1948 0010

2024-01-07T14:46:00+10:30

Ian and Desmond Warner with the Post Master outside the Post Office in 1948. Ian and Desmond were the sons of Policeman Ronald Robert Warner, stationed at the time in Tarcoola from where he patrolled a large area, including Coober Pedy. Post Master thought to be Jack Young.

1948 00102024-01-07T14:46:00+10:30

1957 1174

2023-12-21T14:31:03+10:30

Geoff Byrnes' motor bike, a Royal Enfield 350 "Bullet" on his 1957 trip through Coober Pedy. Photo taken at Penrhyn on his way to Mount Barry via Mount Willoughby, Copper Hills and Arkaringa

1957 11742023-12-21T14:31:03+10:30

1960 0579

2023-12-07T15:29:06+10:30

Cars outside Brewster's Store c.1960 From the Jack Whitford Collection Jack Whitford was the Roads Superintendent of the E&WS Dept. which maintained the roads in the Outback until 1995 at which time SA Water and the Highways Dept. were established.

1960 05792023-12-07T15:29:06+10:30

ND 00066

2023-10-31T19:42:16+10:30

Photo of Underground Catacomb Church Coober Pedy South Australia by Peter Caust  

ND 000662023-10-31T19:42:16+10:30

PW 00024

2023-10-31T13:08:55+10:30

Coober Pedy first Telephone Exchange before Telstra took over 1995

PW 000242023-10-31T13:08:55+10:30

2000 0028

2023-08-29T08:50:04+09:30

Kalman and Yolanda Szuk in front of their workshop, Szuk Engineering which had the tail end of a plane "crashed" into its roof. Yolanda and Kalman moved from Whyalla to Andamooka in the early 1960's where Kalman started  manufacturing mining ladders and reinforced mining buckets as well as mining himself In 1973 they moved to Coober Pedy, where they lived in front of their workshop, Szuk Engineering, on Hutchison Street, now the Tyre Centre. Szuk's Engineering Shop was well known for their trade in sharpening picks, tungsten tipped augers, mining ladders, reinforced mining buckets, tumblers, reinforced blower pipes as well as [...]

2000 00282023-08-29T08:50:04+09:30
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