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Taree - The Capital of the Manning

A look around Taree, one of the oldest country towns in New South Wales.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 10 | Year : 1959 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan, J Rogers |
HAS town. Street scenes including traffic. Map of area. Manning Hotel, hospital, nurses home with nurses entering. Aboriginal homes provided by Aboriginal Welfare Board. Aboriginal children queuing for bus. Manning River, swimming pool. Sailing VJ and VS yachts. Lawn bowls. River, milk urns on boat and unloaded by conveyor belt at milk processing factory. Oyster fields. Coastal beach scenic. Mining for rutile and zircon, processing rutile and bags of metals. Scenics of waterfall Ellenborough Falls. Blackbutt Forest, very large tree with sign Bird Tree. Timber cutting by hand, good shot of tree felling, forming railway sleeper with broad axe. Beef cattle cross river with man on horseback.
Access No. 43983 | 4 mins 8 secs | 1950s | Taree, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |