close this bookA golden childhood on the late 1920's
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Transport

First memories of Hamilton 1920's, travelled by car, first in area. Describes poor roads.

"Stuck in mud up to the guards...very uneven because the peat would be sinking"

Describes railway,

"We had steam trains...connected with the main trunk line which was the big thing in those days"