Newcastle professional photographer Ron Morrison took these lovely photos in the 1960s, probably as part of a suburban Spring festival. Ron doesn't recall the names of the children, and is hoping he can reunite the photographs with their subjects.
This week’s photo is a picture of staff of Newcastle Hospital (back before it was ‘‘Royal’’). It comes from former nurse Robin Gordon, who is keen to find out the names of as many of the people as she can. Let us know if you can help her.
Anybody remember NSW Motors, opposite Dairy Farmers corner, in Newcastle West? The intersection has changed a lot since the 1960s when this photo was taken, and is set to change again, with the planned truncation of the railway line
Last week's picture from the past prompted these observations from Hunter hotel expert Ed Tonks: "The Swansea Hotel began life in 1880 as the Pelican Flat Hotel, with John Taaffe as foundation licensee.