Archival Historic Railway Film

The following video compilations have been created to showcase film footage relating to railway heritage of Newcastle and surrounding regions. Videos were created to support Australian Railway Historical Society (ARHS) Seminars at the Auchmuty Library, University of Newcastle. Special Thanks to Phillip Lloyd at the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab, Greg Anderson and Ed Tonks … More Archival Historic Railway Film

Cooks Hill in 1865

The coloured engraving above is a view taken from the hill overlooking Darby Street in the current suburb of Cooks Hill, Newcastle. Features include: St John’s Anglican Church, (between Darby Street and Dawson Street), directly behind is a train on the Newcastle Coal Company’s Railway, (running along Bruce Street and curving towards Dawson Street), a … More Cooks Hill in 1865