Lucknow Lodge, headquarters of Nimons Havelock North-Hastings transport service appears much the same now as when this picture was taken in 1911. People in the picture, from left, are Mr and Mrs James Angus, Edith Nimon and at right Cecil Nimon. The small boy is Roy Sherwood, later to establish the transport business in Hastings. Mr Angus was a manager of Mokopeka.
Photo caption – “Havelock bus service, two buses, the Advance and the Retreat, taken over by JG Nimon from WA Beecroft in 1900; Driver Mr JG Nimon”. Lucknow Lodge in background
From the Houston collection – “With two well-kept coaches, Nimons for many years maintained the Havelock-Hastings passenger transport services (and still do with motor coaches buses). This picture was taken of the coach ‘Advance’ outside Lucknow Lodge in 1911.”