NBN News Rewind

Rewind Series 3 Episode 16 – Transport

Our thanks to the Glamx Lab of University of Newcastle and The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia for digitising our early years.

A growing population, led to an increased need for services.

New roads, connected communities & Traffic lights made them safer.

Local bus drivers, kept people on the move.

A transition in the railroad industry, increased efficiency.

And it was for these intrepid travelers too, in their 1926 vintage Steam Powered Wagon

The Britannia and crew of 4, traveled from England on a history making global tour.

Another history maker, a replica at least, of Henry Ford’s first motor vehicle, The Quadricycle.

A forerunner to the Model T Ford, this perfect reproduction seen on NBN News in 1963.

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