Springwood Historical Society - Activities
Welcome to the Web Site of the Springwood Historical Society, established in 1955. We invite you to find out about our district and our activities - share our interest in and commitment to our local history.
The Red Cow Inn, Station Street, Penrith in circa 1910 and 2013. The red Cow was built by Thomas Smith in the early 1880's. It replaced an earlier Red Cow Inn that Smith built nearby in 1865. [circa 1910 - Penrith City Council>2013 - Google Street View. By Phil Harvey]
Aerial view of Penrith and the Nepean river, New South Wales, ca. 1930 [picture].
Aerial view of Penrith and the Nepean river,in western Sydney,ca. 1930.Photo from National Library of Australia.A♥W
Westward, Ho! The Great Western Railway arrives in the Blue Mountains
Westward, Ho! An historic tour over the Blue Mountains. Before rail arrived in the 1860s it took at least two days by horse & carriage to reach Bathurst