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Classic Crow's Nest

June 1946

History was made on Sunday, May 12th, when Bermuda’s first radio station Z.M.B, was opened and gave a programme throughout the day. (more…)


Classic Crow's Nest

2 1/2 Hours N.Y- Bermuda

Some assemblymen began to view with alarm the large amount of money which has been spent at the marine airport on Darrell’s island after Pan-American Airways initiated a landplane service at the U.S. Army’s Kindley Field under a temporary arrangement.…


Classic Crow's Nest

May 1946

“We’re going to Somerset,” announced my three year old, “in a lovely motor car.” (more…)


Classic Crow's Nest

April 1946

In addition, the bill would ban the importation of secondhamd motor cars, nor would any auto-bicycles or automobiles be allowed on the public roads until 100 taxi-cabs have been licensed. (more…)


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Searching for Sir George Part 2

It is easy to misplace a heart—lovesick teenagers do it all the time. Composed of soft tissue, actual hearts quickly decompose in the ground and leave no physical traces for archaeologists to find. I hoped that the rest of Sir…

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Requiem for A Railway

Bermuda’s little railway started to die with the old year. At midnight, 1947/1948, the first pike of the Hamilton-Somerset line was ceremoniously removed, and demolition began. The bells heralding the New Year chimed in with sounds of pick and shovel.…