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Hawker Police Station
This was first street then Fifth Street now Cradock Road

Wonoka Hotel

This building was opened in 1882 and demolished in 1980.

Koonamore Goldfield 1934

L-R Andy Anderson, Eddie Cawthorne, Con Burt, Fred Teague and George Teague with his Gold Pan.

Koonamore Gold Field 1934

Marree Social Club 1937

Do you know any of these people?

Marree Social Club 1937

Do you know any of these people?

Looking West towards Hawker taken from near Wilpena Road.
Train near Edeowie taking children to Beltana for school sports, Quorn,Gordon, Wilson, Hawker, Hookina, Mern Merna schools.
House fire in Arkaba Street in the early 1960 the Preston family were living in it at the time. Previously it was the Salvation Army house. Note the old fire truck, do you know who is standing on the back?
House fire in Arkaba Street in the early 1960 the Preston family were living in it at the time. Previously it was the Salvation Army house.
House fire in Arkaba Street in the early 1960 the Preston family were living in it at the time. Previously it was the Salvation Army house. Note the old fire truck.
Making the Sundowner film looking towards the Royal Hotel (Hawker Hotel)
Wonoka Hotel (Drovers Arms Hotel in Sundowner film)
Wonoka Hotel in disrepair.
Hawker Camera Club
Neuroodla School
Wilpena Road in front of ANZ Bank looking West.

First plane to land at Hawker 1st October 1921

Photo courtesy Mrs M FitzGibbon daughter of GE Bailey

Pilot Francis Briggs, Mechanic George Edward Bailey, Explorer Francis Birtles

5 October 1921 at 9AM – Arrival of first aircraft flown to Stuart (Alice Springs), piloted by Francis Briggs, at the Townsite Aerodrome (site of Central Australian Aviation Museum).

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Tow truck
Tow truck with a Plymouth on the hook.

Hawker from above 1960's.

The Gables Nursing Home hawker.
Old Bank Adelaide.
South Ausxtralian Police Band in Hawker.
South Ausxtralian Police Band in Hawker.
Robbery Under Arms location near the Willochra bridge
A T Edwards delivery cart at the Gables front gate.
Fifth Street Hawker.
Left to right: Carl Pumpa, Kevin Harrold and Bob Harroldon cart decanting COR Fuel into tanks at Blue and White Cafe at Hawker which was owned by the Finch family.
Decanting COR Fuel into Blue and White Cafe at Hawker which was owned by the Finch family. Hawker Motors in the back ground.
Hawker in flood, Hawker Hotel Motel (was Royal Hotel ) in the background left anjd the railway yard distants.
Adelaide Milling company Fourth Street, Hawker.
Roy Deakin 's fuel truck decanting at Hawker Motors.
Hawker motors from the air.
A piece of gum through a Hookina creek bridge beam.
South Ausxtralian Police Band in Hawker.
Train leaving Hawker for Quorn.
Wilson School.

Wilson 1934. Joan Hall with the pram and Bill on the horse.

Men carrying wool bales on their back 1927.
Bill Curyer and sister Joan on the goods shed platform 1937.

1938 Wilson Railway station house and Post Office.

"Caretakers Residence" Mr Bert Curyer Cartaker and Mrs Gert Curyer Post Mistress.

Leyland truck owned by H.E. Ding Yunta, with a load of wool at Wilson 1938.
Loading wool at Wilson 1938, Bert Curyer standing on the load.
Bill and Joan in the back of the ute.The ute maybe a Willys Overlander.

The curyer children Joan, Kathleen and Bill, 1939. Bill and his sisters played at the wheat stacks while thier parents worked on the wheat stacks.

Wheat stack nearing completion, prior cto loading on to rail trucks.
Wheat loaded for transit.
Wilson 1939. Wheat stack. Bert Curyer on top of wheat stack, 33,000 bags of wheat was weighed and tallied by Mrs Gert Curyer. Wheat lumped into stack and out again when rail trucks were available by Bert and his brother Jim Curyer.

 

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