2012-09-23

Rookwood open day Photos

    The open day was amazingly great!  I had a lot of fun and learnt so much.  Everyone was friendly and up for a chat.  There was so much to see and do, I was there from 9:15am to 2:30pm and I didn't get to do everything.




    I'll write a popper post about the day later, when I have time.  But for now enjoy a selection of the 298 pictures I took.

    All the photos below were taken with an iPhone 4S by me.  So some are low quality, but most are decent.  The photos are in the order I took them, I don't have time to sort or group them properly.

    As always click on the pictures to enlarge them.

Classic cars on display at the Necropolis Circuit



Information and historic tours booth at the Necropolis Circuit


Historic Guardian hearse at Rookwood Gardens Crematorium




 Lady Anne Hearse at Rookwood Gardens





 Elite Funerals Hearse at Rookwood Gardens
















 Photo display inside one of the chapels at Rookwood Gardens Crematorium


 TJ Andrews hearse at Rookwood Gardens







 Entertainment and food at Rookwood Gardens




 Lady Anne display next to their hearse


Motorcycle hearse & escort arrives





Guy on bicycle with trained Rainbow Lorikeet




 Gravedigger display at the Catholic Office




Rookwood Independent office



Heavy traffic due to the parade


The street parade



















Food and other stalls near the Anglican Office




 The street parade passing Rookwood Gardens


















Tour inside Rookwood Gardens Crematorium


















 Motorcycle hearse & escort at Rookwood Gardens












 Bus stop in Rookwood Gardens car park


 Horse & carriage hearse in Rookwood Gardens car park








Guardian hearse by the Anglican office






 Historic hearse being restored outside the All Souls Chapel










 Funeral museum in the All Souls Chapel




 Motorcycle hearse & escort again






 Elite Funerals hearse again







 Lady Anne hearse again



 TJ Andrews hearse again




 Historic bus


Guardian Funerals historic hearse




Tour of the Catholic Crematorium (Mary Mother of Mersey Crematorium)









Viewing room in the crematorium


Control room in the crematorium



 Inside the actual cremation area














Behind the cremators






Inside the cremator



Processing room


Underneath the cremation room


Raking the cremator


    By now my phone only had 20% battery left.  So I stopped taking photos incase I needed to call someone.

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    As always with my pictures I encourage others to use these pictures how and where they like.  All I ask is that you do not claim them as your own, and give the appropriate credite if possible.


1 comment:

  1. Great set of pictures,thank you for sharing them with us

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