Tuesday Turn Back

This wee collection of old newspaper clippings gives some insight to some major events for Invercargill over the 20th century. Pictures and articles ranging from the city’s first motor car in 1902, the councils approval of electric traffic lights on Dee and Esk streets, along with Watsons fire on Tay street and the Southland Brewery closure are among some of these snippets and stories.

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1953

A-Russel

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cycle-seller

nightcaps

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seddon-gore

southland-ale

southland-motor-club

southland-rugby

Waikiwi-rail

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