1927 0078

2024-07-11T19:40:37+09:30

W.D. Walker photo taken on an 18 month trip in 1927-28 with his wife Mollie. Anna Creek Station where a crossing of soft sandy tracks have been covered with two strips of wire netting kept firm with 3 foot iron pegs. State Library South Australia photo B 53604

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1927 0077

2024-07-11T19:35:31+09:30

W.D. Walker photo taken on an 18 month trip in 1927-28 with his wife Mollie. The gate in a dog and rabbit fence, the penalty for leaving it open was 50 pounds. The fences cost between 100 and 150 pounds per mile ad were erected around all sheep stations in the interior. State Library South Australia photo B 53599

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1927 0076

2024-07-11T19:42:25+09:30

W.D. Walker photo. Car used by Dr W.D. Walker and his wife Mollie on an 18 month trip in 1927-28, in front of the Railway Station in Oodnadatta State Library South Australia photo  B 53592

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ND 00068

2024-05-03T15:44:39+09:30

Con Stiggas 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 000682024-05-03T15:44:39+09:30

ND 00067

2024-05-03T15:24:03+09:30

Con Stiggas 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 000672024-05-03T15:24:03+09:30

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

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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

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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
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