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grobertson 05-12-2006 10:19 PM

The grand photo is the inner court of the IPI building along second street as you pass the Catholic church

Ronnie 18-08-2007 08:17 PM

Hi Wendy,
Great photos, I love PNG, It is so different from Aus & NZ.


John Bridge 16-09-2007 05:52 PM

Great memories of Lae TPNG
Just spent a great hour revisiting Lae through Wendys photographs.

We lived in Lae from 1960 to 1964 I worked for Mandated Airlines / Ansett Mandated as an aircraft engineer. My wife worked for Mobil Oil & later the District Commissioner as a secretary. Best wishes to all John & Jan Bridge.

Alan 19-11-2007 11:03 PM

A Bit Sad
I visited Lae for the first time this year since leaving in 1976. It was sad to see how much the town has deteriorated.

nette 24-11-2007 04:46 PM

I haven't been back since 1976! I'd love to take my kids. They have no idea how much fun we had growing up there.

skipper 28-01-2008 05:25 PM

Rod Pearce
[Wendy were you Ralf Philips Daughter who owened philips Electrical.QUOTE=wendyemc]Photo 9[/quote]Rod Very sad to see the place now.

skipper 01-02-2008 04:15 PM

Pict. 19

Originally Posted by wendyemc
Photo 19. This one has me stumped. It's in the postcard series my Mum and Dad posted South in the early to mid 60's but I don't remember anything quite this grand in Lae in that era. Can anyone out there enlighten me?

This pict is of the IPI building 4th St. Lae taken in the 60s late. Used to be owned bt NGI walter Zabataro.

skipper 01-02-2008 04:19 PM

The shot is of the road from the old airfield coming up the hill towards toptown Lae taken just below the cathlic church.

Originally Posted by wendyemc
Photo 26 - Postcard series cover - an unspecified shot of Lae. Does anyone recognize where it is?

skipper 01-02-2008 04:32 PM

I remember gay Lummie very well if you are in touch with her please give her my regards she was my first girlfriend,


Originally Posted by Larian
hi Wendy, glennis found gay she is living over in western australia but only found her through her brother who lives in rocky and so far that is it.

skipper 01-02-2008 04:38 PM

I think we, that is old Laeites should get together and do a web page of Lae with all the old picts that are available.

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