Here’s looking at Flickr – more than 3 million views

To celebrate cracking the 3 million views mark on our Flickr photostream, here are some photos to capture your imagination.

Our most interesting image, as Flickr sees it:

Hospital corner, winter morning 1960s
Hospital corner, winter morning 1960s 1959-1960s This scene was photographed by my father and features a PA Vauxhall Velox with bicycle protruding from the boot. Flickr: HW08-D-013-Hospital_Cnr Heritage Week 2008 Competition Entry Highly commended – 1960s category

Some more in the “interesting” section:

Storytime at the Library
Storytime at the Library Storytime at the children’s section of the Canterbury Public Library still has lots of appeal with city youngsters during the school holidays. Here Margaret McPherson (Children’s Librarian) reads to a group Apeared in the Christchurch Star Home edition 13 May 1968 page3 Flickr: CCL-Star-525
A Standard Vanguard Phase III shown being assembled
A Standard Vanguard Phase III shown being assembled At the assembly plant of Motor Assemblies South Island Ltd in Tuam Street, between Barbadoes and Madras Streets, Christchurch circa 1960 Flickr: Reference: CCL-KPCD-11-048 From the Canterbury Progress League Archives, Christchurch City Libraries Archive 72

Our most viewed image:

Flooded Avon River on Oxford Terrace
Flooded Avon River on Oxford Terrace Wednesday 5 March 2014. Flickr: 2014-03-05-IMG_2335

And a few more that have clocked up many looks:

Harewood Airport
Harewood Airport 1954 Staff from No. 4 Hanger. Name of aircraft “PEHO” (D.C 3). This plane was built 20 March 1945 as a freighter for the RNZAF for use as a paratrooper.  Flickr: HWC08-UR-030a Heritage Week 2008 Competition Entry
Bibliographic Services
Bibliographic Services November 1993 Flickr: CCL-150-403

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4 thoughts on “Here’s looking at Flickr – more than 3 million views

  1. Gallivanta 1 July 2014 / 6:39 pm

    3 million views! Congratulations; that is something to celebrate.

    • Donna 2 July 2014 / 8:15 am

      Thanks Gallivanta – so many great images to enjoy.

  2. Bibliobishi 8 July 2014 / 11:16 am

    Great pics. I found my young Dad in the NAC DC3 photo. Nice reminder.

    • Donna 9 July 2014 / 9:33 am

      Oh that’s great, what a good find!

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