I saw the first boat launched at Walsh Island, the Stockton ferry Mildred, and now I’ve come to see the last boat launched at Newcastle. I am sad, very sad.” ~ R. Lindsay of Carrington, former dockyard apprentice pattern maker.[…]
NBN Television ~ The Wonder Years
This is how Outside Broadcast crews were described in The Monochrome Years. A good place to start this pictorial tribute: …the real “thrill seekers” were OB technicians who had to drive a mobile studio sometimes hundreds of kilometers to a[…]
Photographs in these articles are from various NBN staffers, private collections, and historic archives. Viewers past and present finally get to see the operations of “Channel 3” (as it was fondly known) and the daily tasks of those who worked[…]
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