The Tocumwal Archive is a combination of historical photographs and the stories of the people who have had a part in the history of the Tocumwal houses.
The Tocumwal air force base
Constructing the Tocumwal air force base
On the road
Unloading in O'Connor
Who ever thought we'd get a Tocumwal house!
Owen Taverner – bricklayer – contract for 100 Tocumwal cottages in O'Connor
The first to be handed over
Block 5 section 36
Just the house on a bare suburban block
The japonica hedge and other improvements
We were glad to get the house
‘Good luck with the rocks, Bruce!'
Cowboys and cracker nights
The cross on the chimney
Todd Street ceilidhs
Dances and a keg of beer
Sunday at the Raccosta's
This house'll suit me fine
A community in the balance
I don't ever want to go
The story of Studio Nundah
My life with the ponies and horses at Quinn Street
Nothing that will alter the original character of the house
A return visit to Hart Street
Story Index | Image Gallery
The Tocumwal Archive was first developed by Mary Hutchison and Katherine Pepper with the support of
PhotoAccess and funds from the ACT Government through its Heritage Council.
Page design and construction by Adrian Redman