Fishing boat

"The Mayfly" Length: 11'11" Designed & built by Reg Fazackerley, 1973 Construction: King Billy pine, clinker "The Mayfly was built for trout fishing in the Highland Lakes."

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Two small boats

From attached card: "Helen Mary"  Designed and built by Reg Fazackerley, 1967 Length: 11'3" Construction: Plywood, hard chine From attached card: "Marigold" Designed and built by Reg Fazackerley, c.1950 Length: 9'10' Construction: King Billy Pine, clinker

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Small boat with motor

The information accompanying this boat (owned by Meredith & Owen Ransley) says it is "one of many similar craft built in Hobart 'last century' by a Mr. Fazackerly and are always identified by name". "This boat is a bit different [from others of the same type] in having side seats, an engine and no well,...

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Smaller stables

Smaller stable building, for a gentleman's residence, at Franklin House Window: turning the central bar and the pegs push the slates open, to let air in.

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Courthouse, Beechworth

Originally published From the information leaflet provided: Built in 1858 of local honey coloured granite at a cost of £3730. It was the central Court of the "Northern Bailiwick" during the gold rush era and closed as a Court House in 1989 after 131 years of continual service. The Court had many roles. It served...

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1929 Marquette

Marquettes were produced by Buick for just 12 months from June 1929 and targeted at the lower end of the market. Marquette Owners Registry for Enthusiasts

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James Craig, Barque

This is an old post with small photos. I have better photos now but more pressing things to work on, so if you're interested, comment below and I'll push it to the top of the "To Do" list. James Craig aka Clan McLeod, iron barque, built 1874, and used for general cargo. In the 1920s,...

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Polly Woodside, Barque

Polly Woodside aka Rona Iron barque, built 1885 in Belfast. 647 tons, 192 feet long, max speed 14 knots. A trading ship, coal mostly, from the end of the era of sail, although she remained in use to the 1920s, when she was converted to a coal hulk. Original Photos Under sail Under sail, from...

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Carriage House, Entally

Entally Estate: the original house was built 1819 and modified over the following decades. The yards at the back have a number of farm buildings constructed over the same period, including this carriage house and stable building. The stable area is on the right. The carriage area is on the left. This a rough plan...

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Stables, Entally

Entally Estate: the original house was built 1819 and modified over the following decades. The yards at the back have a number of farm buildings constructed over the same period, including this carriage house and stable building. The stable area is on the right. The carriage area is on the left. This a rough plan...

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Richmond Gaol

Richmond Gaol was built in Tasmania in the 1820s as part of Governor Arthur's reform of the convict system. In one of the rooms is a model of the buildings as they are now, so I'm borrowing that to show everything in relation to everything else. 1 Entrance 2 Courtyard 3 Original gaol building 4...

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May Queen

This is an old post with small photos. I have better photos now but more pressing things to work on, so if you're interested, comment below and I'll push it to the top of the "To Do" list. Restored 19th century ketch (built 1867) Two masts, with the front mast being the taller, both fore...

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Music Saloon, P.S. Gem

Music Saloon on P.S. Gem, at the Swan River Pioneer Settlement. From information panel on door: MUSIC SALOON The Music Saloon was added in 1982 to cater to the needs of the increasing number of passengers who travelled on cruises and holidays and wanted somewhere on the boat where they could entertain themselves. It was...

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Paddle Steamer Cabin

Larger image Cabin on P.S. Gem, at the Swan River Pioneer Settlement. From information panel: PASSENGER CABINS For all her luxurious fittings elsewhere, the cabins on the Gem were simple and straightforward, if not a little on the small size. It was joked that cabins were kept deliberately small in order to reduce the number...

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