The Bulli Pass

THE MAN IN THE STREET The Devil’s Elbow L. Marshall has no fears: — I read with much surprise the letter of “Narrow Escape” regarding’ the elbow on Bulli Pass. Being a constant user of the Pass Road and travelling over it every day, as I drive a transport motor, I am surprised to find…

Bulli Hospital Flooded

RAIN LEAKS INTO WARDS Operation Carried Out In Deluge URGENT CASES TURNED AWAY BULLI, Thursday. THE Bulli Public Hospital has been flooded by rain water since Sunday night. Yesterday a man was operated on urgently while rain poured through the roof of the operating theatre. “It poured on to the doctors, nurses and patient,” said…

North Bulli Colliery, Coledale

Slideshow of North Bulli Colliery, Coledale, NSW. Photos: The Sydney Mail February 1 1905  THE beginning of the coal mining industry in Coledale led to the expansion and development of the area. Coledale’s first coal mine was opened in 1889 but was abandoned because of problems with underground water. This mine was redeveloped as the…

Henson’s Bus Service, Corrimal

The South Coast Times reported on Monday 11 June 1951: Henson’s Bus Service, Corrimal, has been attending to the majority of the transport needs of that centre for over 20 years. Today a modern fleet of buses service the area from a large depot situated in the heart of the town. Principal of the company…

On the Bulli road

Persons in the habit of travelling along the Bulli-road will be familiar with the spot shown in our illustration. The road winds round a hill, not far from the sea, and the scenery is of the loveliest. The soil is rich and the vegetation luxuriant. In describing the Bulli Pass and its approaches, Mr. Judge…

Lucky Bulli Public School winner

Thirteen-year-old Bulli schoolboy, Brian [ Bryan] Guest, looks happy as he receives a brand new Speedwell super sports model bicycle from Mr. W. Simpson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of J. Parkinson Pty Ltd (extreme left of photo). The bicycle was first prize in Parkinson’s bottle drive competition which concluded in December and in…

Death and dust down the mine

SYDNEY: “Yes, I’ve seen my mates killed – 21 at Bellbird – two at Excelsior – two at Old Bulli – two at Wongawilli – one at Catherine Hill Bay,” said Arthur McDonald, a dusted coal miner, last week. “I’ve seen the last messages men, trapped behind a brick seal, chalked on the wall before…