Monday, September 18, 2017

'a big book is much better than a little smartphone'

Mexican 3 ft gauge 2-8-0

A class G-033 built by Baldwin in 1921, seen in 1963, location not given. Info

1965 Holden HD ad

This model was made over 1965-1966.  The pic is taken at Milsons Point in Sydney. Info

on the 'Monowai' in the Tasman Sea, circa 1960

This was a ship of the (NZ-owned) Union Steam Ship Company, whose trans-Tasman passenger services, like those of the Australian-owned Huddart Parker Line, succumbed to competition from the airlines in the early 1960s.

For lots more, see our maritime books, in particular the forthcoming All at Sea.