tiabunna's photos with the historic

The bridge

The bridge
Historic lifting bridge over the Murray River, scheduled for replacement as it was not built for modern traffic volumes or large trucks. The Murray is part of Australia's major river system and separates NSW and VIctoria, which leads to a thought for a m…
Added on April 19, 2018

On the circuit

On the circuit
View large. Mount Panorama is (locally, at least) one of Australia's most famous motor racing circuits,located just outside Bathurst where we were holding our Renault gathering (see earlier images). We had to do a lap! There's quite a climb involved (s…
Added on October  6, 2016

At the top near Brock's Skyline

At the top near Brock's Skyline
At the top of the Mount_Panorama racing circuit, we gathered all the cars in a small parking area alongside the track, for some photos. From here the track descends to the right in some steep bends, before reaching the main straight. HFF.
Added on October  6, 2016

Into The Cutting

Into The Cutting
Still heading up the hill at the Mount_Panorama racing circuit, this section is quite steep (as can be seen) and is known as The Cutting for obvious reasons.
Added on October  6, 2016

Up Mountain Straight

Up Mountain Straight
This section of the Mount_Panorama racing circuit is known as Mountain Straight and is where the steep climb (some 175M/570ft) up the mountain begins. Quick, be ready to go back a gear!
Added on October  6, 2016

The Floride

The Floride
A Renault Floride from 1960, at our recent gathering. Still looks classy.
Added on October  4, 2016

Braidwood Hotel

Braidwood Hotel
We're heading away interstate for a while and, for a time, my visits will be "occasional". On our way, we shall pass the Braidwood Hotel, carefully restored as nearly as possible to its original 1859 form (shingle roof and all). HFF, everyone.
Added on August 27, 2015

Richmond Bridge

Richmond Bridge
The convict-built stone bridge across the Coal River at Richmond, Tasmania, has the distinction of being Australia's oldest bridge. Work on it commenced in 1823 and the sandstone for its construction was moved to the site in handcarts. I think best view…
Added on December 19, 2013

Commonwealth Bay Panorama

Commonwealth Bay Panorama
I'll leave Mawson's Hut with this stitched panorama. After visiting the hut interior, I felt the need to take it all in context, so I headed onto the ridge to the west. Mouse over the note at top left to view large. Near the hut is one of the more impr…
Added on November 21, 2013

The bookshelves, Mawson's Hut

The bookshelves, Mawson's Hut
When we visited Mawson's Hut, we had with us a team of four from the Mawson's Hut Foundation. We left them at the site for several days (there are other new huts nearby for workers) to do their work of clearing out some of the snow, to allow access. The…
Added on November 20, 2013