In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist

  Please download a copy of In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels – by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist. Report to Coal River Working Party University of Newcastle, October 2010. (6.2MB PDF) In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels – by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist. Report to Coal River Working Party University of Newcastle, October 2010. (6.2MB PDF) Thank you to … More In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist

Nobbys Head on Mars

Exciting news from Col Maybury, President of the Astronomical Society of the Hunter, with the inclusion of the name ‘Nobbys Head’ on a geological feature on the planet Mars. Col wrote to the NASA team for naming rights a year or so ago as the little Mars Rover Opportunity trundled its way across the Martian … More Nobbys Head on Mars

What was the original height of Nobbys?

Click here for the online edition: http://www.theherald.com.au/news/local/news/general/sizing-up-one-of-nobbys-tall-stories/2043452.aspx Please click below for a copy of the Draft Presentation prepared by Emeritus Professor John Fryer and Mr Russell Rigby to the Newcastle Port Corporation and Land and Property Management Authority. Reshaping Nobbys Version 2 (3.7MB PDF File)

Newcastle and related newsreels from British Pathe

Fish Feeder (aka Fish Charmer) (1939) https://www.britishpathe.com/video/fish-feeder-aka-fish-charmer-issue-title-is-one/ Description: Part of issue ONE FOR THE ROAD. Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Issue Date: 04/05/1939. Various shots of disabled man on crutches, Mr. Laskey, being helped into sea from pier. Mr. Laskey holds a loaf of bread beneath the water, soon a shoal of small fish surround him, nibbling … More Newcastle and related newsreels from British Pathe

Second blasting tunnel found in Nobbys headland

Link to online Newcastle Herald story 3 June 2009 – Second blasting tunnel found in Nobbys headland The Search for the Nobbys Gunpowder Tunnels The University of Newcastle’s Coal River Working Party is currently preparing a scoping document for the New South Wales Heritage Branch which sets out our goals for archaeological investigations within the … More Second blasting tunnel found in Nobbys headland

Postcards of Newcastle and Surrounds

Here is a collection of beautiful postcards of Newcastle and surrounding districts known as the Nelly Bligh Collection.   All are in PDF format. A5886 (ii) Postcards and Photographs of Newcastle, Wallsend and surrounding district. [c. 1905 – 1915]. The Beach, Newcastle, N.S.W. [Ca. 1900s] Newcastle Harbour, N.S.W. Hunter Street, Newcastle, N.S.W. Customs House, Newcastle, … More Postcards of Newcastle and Surrounds