Chrissie Jouning

Public transport in a period past

Trams on lower Queen street Travelling by public transport in the late 1920s was not without occasional hazards, especially on the long journey from Auckland City to Avondale South (Blockhouse Bay) on the other side of the isthmus. One evening at sunset, the fully laden motor bus set out as usual and was just making its way through Morningside, when the rim on the back wheel flew off without warning and went rolling on along the street.

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