19 Jan 1934. AH Coote has completed the levelling off of the dismantled railway embankment to the Harbours Board reserve and C McInerheney has completed his contract for concrete curbing adjacent to the hotel… a decided improvement to the town.
Mrs Gwen Betts remembered the large wood fired stove and oven and the yard staff would cut wood and stoke up the fires. Stoves were blackened with a greasy rag. And she also remembered the big cast iron fountains on the stove top to supply hot water. The kitchen was situated behind the dining room on the south west corner of the hotel. Gwen was employed as a cook, even though, she said, she didn’t know much about cooking, and Jean Audoss helped her.
A view of the dining room. Thanks to Percy Lange’s family for this photo.
Some views of the interior of the dining room.
HISTORY BITS AND PIECES Some stories and photos of our district by Sue Trewartha and Erica Bodger. See Ceduna Old Photos on Facebook for more local history and photos.
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