Newcastle – The Missing Years – Images from the 1930s and 1940s

In June 2010, Newcastle Herald journalist Greg Ray bought 20 kilograms of glass and film negatives at an on-line auction. To his amazement, the boxes of old negatives – when scanned – revealed a treasure-trove of professional quality images of Newcastle and the Hunter in the 1930s and 1940s. Even more amazingly, it appeared that … More Newcastle – The Missing Years – Images from the 1930s and 1940s

Newcastle in 1945

Story of a City – Newcastle 1945 from bob cook on Vimeo. This is a real treasured snapshot in film of Newcastle in 1945. Thanks to Marcus Westbury for posting it on his Facebook page. See a number of other videos of historical interest to Newcastle and the Region on Bob Cook’s Vimeo site, many … More Newcastle in 1945