Diggers race meeting, Hughenden 1967; Unidentified; 1967; 2012-53

From

Flinders Shire Historical Collection

Name/Title

Diggers race meeting, Hughenden 1967

About this object

A B&W photograph of the Diggers race meeting, Hughenden, October 1967. The image shows the brand new starting stalls which were a joint venture of the Diggers, Amateur & Jockey racing clubs. They were built by the Brown brothers of "Bogunda" & welded by John Phillips with help from Frank Gimbert and Jim Large.

Identified in this image are, from left to right, Bert Fields (behind stalls), Bill Dean, Dave Rolleston, -- , Bill Wearing.

Maker

Unidentified

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

black & white print

Date Made

1967

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back: "DIGGERS RACE MEETING OCT. 1967 // Hughenden Historical Society // [JOHN PHILLIPS] // BERT FIELDS BEHIND STALLS // BILL DEAN IN PORKPIE HAT ? // DAVE ROLLESTON // POLICEMAN WITH JOHN CAN'T SEE HIM! // BILL WEARING // V10 // John Phillips did welding with help from Frank Gimbert // Brown boys "Bogunda" made gates // Hughenden District Historical Society" Printed on back: "FUJIFILM // Crystal Archive Paper"

Measurements

152mm x 101mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Hughenden (Queensland)

Subject and Association Keywords

racecourses

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Subject and Association Keywords

horse racing

Collection

Flinders Shire Historical Photograph Project

Credit Line

Gift of Hughenden & District Historical Society, care of Mrs Colleen Murdoch.

Object Type

Photograph

Object number

2012-53

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