Baden Breust

Baden Breust Born 1932 Temora NSW Baden Breust was born in Temora in the Riverina's north east, but grew up on his parent's farm in the small rural community of Beatrice. Baden ran his own realestate business with his two bothers, for over 30 years in Wagga Wagga. He is pictured here with the train set he built for his son Greg whilst living in Sydney in the late 1960s. The set was packed away when the family moved to Wagga Wagga in 1970 and only resurrected about ten years ago when three of Baden's grandchildren, Laura, Cameron and Bethany, rescued it from being discarded in a garage cleanup. Convincing their grandfather to keep it, Baden was newly inspired to rebuild the set, inclu

Mary Carroll

Mary Carroll Born 1928 Narrandera "I look for the best in people" Mary saw more than her fair share of hardship including the loss her husband to liver cancer at the age of sixty seven, yet she believed strongly in taking life and people as they came; "Judge everyone on their value, life is too short..." Mary spent time in Ganmain and Wagga Wagga. She had seven children, twenty four grandchildren, and twenty four great grandchildren. She couldn't take sugar in her tea. And her secret to a full life was to "just keep going out socialising". Note all images are now for purchase for family and friends, priceless images. Get in touch via my contact page found at this website, for expr

Dot Huthwaite

Dorrie 'Dot' Huthwaite 1917 Wagga Wagga "Still happy to be here!" Some of Dot's fondest memories of her time here in Wagga Wagga are the Dixieland dances she attended as an eight or nine year old. She recalled to me dressing up for Dixieland, the 'summer dancing resort of Wagga', which held weekly dances throughout the 1920s under the willows on the Murrumbidgee river opposite the Riverine Club in Sturt street. I can picture the glamour and excitement of these nights, initially held on a floating dance floor before being flooded, then on a more permanent structure funded by the Wagga Brass Band; the electric lighting reflecting on the water as dancers took to the floor and spectato

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