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Truck towing iron hoop to clear field for use as an airfield, Bourke, New South Wales, 26 April 1929.

Part of the: Norman Ellison Collection of Australian 1920's aviation search and rescue activities, aerial views and people, 1914-1970.; Photograph taken during search by Les Holden in de Havilland DH61 Giant Moth biplane for Charles Kingsford-Smith and crew after the Southern Cross was forced to land in North-West Australia.; Title devised by cataloguer based on additional information.; Also available in an electronic version via the internet at:


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Taken on April 26, 1929