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Salmon Ponds at Plenty

Photograph showing the first hatchery building built in 1870 at the Salmon Ponds at Plenty surrounded by landscaped grounds filled with exotic trees.

New Norfolk : postcard

One hand coloured panorama image, captioned & numbered 23 , in proprietary envelope showing a panorama of New Norfolk.
From envelope - Valentine's Snapshots. Eight real photographs. Hand coloured. Beauty spots around Hobart, Tasmania No.3. Published by the Valentine Publishing Co., Melbourne and Sydney.

Valentine Publishing

New Norfolk : postcard

Ten captioned fold out colour images in proprietary post-able envelope. Showing views of Hobart and New Norfolk.
From envelope : A Colorful Souvenir of New Norfolk, Tas. Derwent Valley with Hobart. Up-to-Date Views. G & G Series.

Moving firewood at Lake Dobson

Colour photographs shows three people in a small boat laden with firewood being moved from one side of Lake Dobson to another. Hut visible on shore and cleared path of zig-zag track up hill visible in background

Hobart Walking Club hut

Colour photograph shows smoke curling out of the flue from a woodheater or fireplace of the Hobart Walking Club timber hut at Mount Field National Park, with snowdrifts banked halfway up the walls of the hut

Farmer harvests grain at Glen Dhu

Colour photograph shows a farmer driving an International Harvester Farmall M tractor, with the Australian model name AM, pulling a trailed harvester in a paddock of rye at Glen Dhu, 1956. Placename distinct from other Glen Dhu, near Launceston.

Ice on Lake Dobson

Colour photograph shows a person standing on ice at Lake Dobson, with ridge of snow above treeline

Assembling hut at K Col

Colour photograph shows people assembling the roof frame of a Hobart Walking Club hut at K Col, later named the FA. Peterson Memorial Hut and officially opened in 1960 by New Zealand adventurer Sir Edmund Hilary

Signs at entrance to Mount Field National Park

Colour photograph shows signs posted at entrance of Mount Field National Park, with distances and estimated travel times to Lake Dobson (9 1/4 miles), Lake Fenton (7 1/4 miles), Lady Barron Falls (1 1/2 mile), Camping Ground (250 yds), Rangers Cottage (150 Yds), Russell Falls 1/2 MILE 10 MIN, Lady Barron Falls Round Trip 3 1/2 MILES 1H 45 MIN

Rails in the forest

Colour photograph shows rusted International Harvester locomotive on disused rails covered with bracken in a semi-cleared area of land

Hop harvest

Black-and-white photograph shows men, women and children stripping hop cones into hessian-covered troughs, carrying baskets and sacks of harvested hops on the extensive hop grounds. The plant was cultivated widely at Glenorchy, Margate, Kingston and the Upper Derwent Valley area.

Paddler on whitewater course at Bradys Lake

Colour photograph shows paddler on whitewater course on Woodwards Canal, a man-made water course carved between Bradys Lake and Bronte Lagoon by the Hydro Electric Commission during construction of a hydro-electric power scheme

Kayak slalom paddler Jonathan Males

Colour photograph shows Australian K1 champion Jonathan Males, a Tasmanian paddler competing at Bradys Lake slalom course, watched by several spectators on a bridge above and alongside the course. The course on Woodwards Canal, a man-made water course carved between Bradys Lake and Bronte Lagoon by the Hydro Electric Commission during construction of a hydro-electric power scheme

View of the Lawrence Valley

Colour photograph shows man standing on a ridge on Mount Lord, looking across the Lawrence valley, where the Lawrence Rivulet flows. Man is standing amid tall specimens of Pandani, Richea pandanifolia.

Vehicle on road at National Park

Colour photograph shows two-tone green vehicle with driver's fingers visible on steering wheel, on the unsealed road at National Park, with snow covering the higher ground. Tasmanian number plate reads WLA 189 - 19 TAS 56.

Hut at Twilight Tarn

Colour photograph shows the rusting red roofing iron on hut visible above trees on the edge of Twilight Tarn

Walkers carrying roofing iron to K Col

Colour photograph shows bushwalkers carrying roofing iron along a path to the ridgeline of K Col near Mount Field West as part of project to build a hut to shelter bushwalkers and skiers. Hobart Walking Club's F.A. Peterson Memorial Hut was opened in 1960

Bed of Eagle Tarn

Colour photograph shows partially dry lakebed of Eagle Tarn, in Mount Field National Park, with hut visible on the opposite shoreline. Sign nailed to tree reads: EAGLE TARN 3390FT

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