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THis was NO GAME, but remember. Mother had one of these and I got my hand caught in the wringer. Fortunately it didn't damage my hand. tub washer with wringer - ah yes, back in the "good old days" Vintage Glam, Vintage Love, The Good Old Days, Vintage Pictures, Old Photos, Childhood Memories, Childhood Toys, Sweet Memories, 1930s

After clothes were washed and rinsed, water had to be removed by twisting. So, the wringer/mangle machine was developed. The mangle used two rollers under spring tension to squeeze water out of clothing and household linen. Each laundry item would be fed through the wringer separately. The first wringers were hand-cranked. The wringer swung over the wash tub so extracted wash water fell back into the tub to be reused for the next load..

In Hawaii, we called this Chinese Jump Rope. Remember this game? Playing Elastics at school playtime in the My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, School Memories, Chinese Jump Rope, 80s Kids, Teenage Years, Old Toys, Good Old, Growing Up

Elastics was fun

Playing the game of Elastics takes practice. But in the mean time just getting the hang of elastics is a lots of fun.

school desks with ink wells - I sat at desks like this in primary school - steel nibbed pens with a wooden handle which left blobs of ink on the exercise book and white ceramic ink wells. Ah those were really awful school days ! 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, School Memories, School Days, Camille Redouble, Old School Desks, Vintage School, Old Toys

THE OLD SCHOOL DESK, GRESSENHALL, NORFOLK 2011

I sat in desk like this at Clare Primary School in the 1950s. These desks occupy the girls' school house in Gressenhall Museum when it was a work house.

The ONE MILLIONTH Holden to roll off the assembly line, circa Historical Holdens My Dad had one of these but it was a sedan, not a station wagon. Holden Monaro, Holden Australia, Australian Icons, Aussie Muscle Cars, Sports Sedan, Car Advertising, Car Brands, Old Cars, Car Pictures

The ONE MILLIONTH Holden to roll off the assembly line, circa 1964. Historical Holdens #ClassicHolden #Holden

Public phone boxes I remember the hollow sound when you talked on the phone.and the clunking of the change as it went through. 1970s Childhood, Childhood Memories, Baby Boomer Years, Oldies But Goodies, Ol Days, Teenage Years, Good Ol, Great Memories, My Memory

The inside of these phone boxes was the first "painted finish" I ever saw. And I remember the hollow sound when you talked on the phone.

Early Holden racing - Page 6 - The Nostalgia Forum Holden Australia, Aussie Muscle Cars, V8 Supercars, Holden Commodore, Australian Cars, Old Pickup, Mclaren F1, Nascar Racing, Touring

Early Holden racing - Page 6 - The Nostalgia Forum

Page 6 of 26 - Early Holden racing - posted in The Nostalgia Forum: Warren Weldon, sponsored by Waggott Enginering, at Catalina Park, not sure of the date.

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319739PD: Crawley Baths, Swan River, Perth, approximately 1955.

State Library SLURP File Requesting

Garbo Truck - remember when your garbage was collected and emptied by a bloke wearing stubbies and footy socks? Love this, my dad would leave them a of beer at Christmas. Baby Boomer Years, Nostalgic Images, I Remember When, My Youth, Teenage Years, Old Tv, My Memory, The Good Old Days, Back In The Day

You Know You're a Child of the 1970s if ...

A monster list of 100 memories for Australians who grew up in the 1970s.

1912 map showing the route of the Midland Railway, with the land they were granted for building the railway shaded in pink and brown. Vintage Maps, Vintage Posters, Interior Inspiration, Design Inspiration, Fork In The Road, Australian Vintage, Virtual Museum, Morse Code, Old Maps

Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA)

Virtual Museum exhibition on the Midland Railway of Western Australia, from Midland in suburban Perth to Walkaway, just south of Geraldton.

East end of Murray Street, with Perth Public Hospital and St Mary's Cathedral, Perth, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Perth Western Australia, Back In The Day, Nurses, Catholic, Cathedral, Photographs, Photo Wall

East end of Murray Street, with Perth Public Hospital and St Mary's Cathedral, Perth, c1905