With thanks to Peter McDonnell for this picture. Service crew from 1967, left to right: Mick GreenJoe MetasicAngelo DiminichPeter McDonnell
Thanks to Helen Williams for this great picture of a Tumut Primary 6th grade Canberra excursion in 1979. This was taken at Fairbairn RAAF base which the excursion visited while the Governor General’s flight was arriving. Pictured (Left to Right): Unknown, Eddie Goode (Goode’s Coaches), Kevin Cowan, Mr Benfell, Mr Rodham, Kevin Pickering (Goode’s Coaches)
Via Narelle Irwin, a great photo of Pat Knight and Lorna Irwin behind the bar at the Wynyard Hotel. No year given but estimate in late 1970s or early 1980s?
Via Chris Nicholes: A 60s photo of the old road & River along Brandy Mary’s ( Blowering dam site ), a Morris minor convertible car, from the book Blowering Valley
With thanks to Carole Quinn for the photo, showing the recent demolition of Sheahan House, the previous maternity ward at Tumut Hospital. It’s an end of an era but with a silver lining: Tumut now has a new hospital. Post your memories of Sheahan House in the comments below.