Friday, May 2, 2014

Looking back on ’55 Maitland

From the Maitland Mercury report:
June and Frank O’Brien left their Horseshoe Bend home with nothing more than a bag filled with comic books and a bottle of coke when the 1955 flood inundated Maitland.
They were married not quite one year when they had to get out of Portland Street and walk along the railway line in Maitland to safety and family at Greta.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 19, 2014.