Saturday, October 12, 2019

drawing of a 'Penny Farthing' bicycle race, Tivoli, Denmark, 1885


White bus in Devonport, Auckland, 1924

In the fleet of the United Services Motor Company, as the sign along the side states, servicing the Devonport Ferry terminal, Takapuna and Milford.

trams in Courtenay Place, Wellington, circa 1910


The one on the left is bearing a destination of Karori, the one on the right is headed in the direction of Oriental Bay.  For lots more, see the book Wellington Transport Memories.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

cars in Featherston Street, Wellington, mid 1930s


In those days it was two-way.  The car on the left looks like it was a public passenger vehicle as the sign on it says "Masterton-Wellington." The old GPO was demolished about 1972 and the site remained a hole in the ground for over a decade.  For lots more, see the book Wellington: a Capital century

Soviet electric locomotive art


The cover of a bande dessinée on an adventure on the Trans-Siberian train set in the late 1970s.