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A brief walk through the history of bushfire smoke haze over Sydney

Thanks to reader Ming. here's one for the catastrophists, November 1951!

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  1. DROMES CLOSED BECAUSE OF SMOKE HAZE SYDNEY, Monday.
    The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954) Monday 12 November 1951 p 1 Article
    ... MES CLOSED USE EE IL SYDNEY* Monday. Smokehaze from bush closed every civil . A.F. «irfiel^ in ... ? at Sc? olfields and. Rich mond. I The haz lifted at Mascot shortly before 11 a.m. Five aircraft were ... 171 words
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  2. SMOKE HAZE OVER SYDNEY SYDNEY, Thursday.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 6 November 1936 p 12 Article
    ... smoke haze from buehfires hunn over Sydney, and visibility was so had off the Heads this mmoring that ... SMOKE HAZEOVER SYDNEY SYDNEY, TIurrodoy. Heat wave condritions were experieuced in Sydney to ... 89 words
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  3. HEAT THROUGHOUT THE STATE BUSHFIRES AND THICK SMOKE HAZE SYDNEY, Thursday.
    The Newcastle Sun (NSW : 1918 - 1954) Thursday 5 November 1936 p 11 Article
    ... HEAT THROUGHOUT THE STATE BUSHFIRES AND THICK' SMOKE HAZE SYDNEY. Thursday. The maximum temperature ... later, Mr. Mares said. Smoke haze hung over Sydney Harbor and the coast early to-day, and Interfered ... 345 words
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  4. Sydney's Smoke Haze Menace To Health SYDNEY. Friday.
    The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954) Friday 4 November 1949 p 1 Article
    ... Sydney's Smoke Haze Menace To Health SYDNEY. Friday. A leading Sydney allergist j said to-day smoke ... haze from ; factories and ships which continually hangs over Sydney is menacing the health of citi zens ... 113 words
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  5. SMOKE HAZE OVER SYDNEY Planes Diverted From Mascot
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Monday 4 February 1952 p 1 Article
    ... smoke, over Sydney. . i The smote, which shrouded tho | ally from early morning, made it Impossible for ... SPIEHAZE 0VERSY1EY Planes Diverted From Mascot SYDNEY, Monday — Civil Aviation officials this ... 134 words
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  6. SMOKE HAZE TROUBLES BIG SHIPS SYDNEY HEADS WERE NOT EASY TO FIND YESTERDAY
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1931 - 1954) Friday 29 November 1935 p 7 Article
    ... SMOKE HAZE TROUBLES BIG SHIPS SYDNEY HEADS WERE NOT EASY TO FIND YESTERDAY Heavy, smoke haze, as ... 89 words
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  7. BUSHFIRES AGAIN FLARE UP. SMOKE HAZE PREVENTS AIR LINER FROM LANDING. SYDNEY, Tuesday.
    The Muswellbrook Chronicle (NSW : 1898 - 1955) Tuesday 20 November 1951 p 2 Article
    ... .S.W. coast to-day. Tho smoke haze extended for about tíO miles south of Sydney. The haze prevented an ... BUSHFIRES AGAIN FLARE UP. &A10KE ilAZE PREVENTS AIR LINER FROM LANDING. I SYDNEY, Tuesday. Tho ... 101 words
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  8. Smoke Haze Affects Air Services
    Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 - 1954) Monday 12 November 1951 p 5 Article
    ... Smoke liaze Affects Air Services SYDNEY: Dense smoke haze from bush fires closed all civil and R ... aircraft, which were. due to larid, were diverted to Williamstown. An officer at Mascot said that the haze ... 284 words
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  9. Smoke haze on harbor
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Wednesday 4 February 1953 p 13 Article
    ... , obsctired Sydney Harbor early- t h is"' 5 morning. Tne haze largely smoke from factories 5 and powerhouses ... j Smoke haze I on barber I ; , "Industrial:/-. It i s e"; j . nearly , .thick as ; a \ fog ... 62 words
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  10. RADAR GUIDES AIR LINER IN SMOKE HAZE
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 20 November 1951 p 1 Article
    ... RADAR GUIDES AIR LINER IN SMOKE HAZE Sydney-The Trans-Tasman air liner Monewai used radar to ... navigate through miles of bushfire smoke off the N.S.W. coast today. The smoke haze extended for about 60 ... 342 words
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  11. SMOKE HAZE. COAST LINE ENVELOPED.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Friday 24 January 1919 p 6 Article
    ... smoke linzc, the result of bush fires on the South Coast. At Sydney Heads the haze wns particularly ... SMOKEHAZE. COAST LINE ENVELOPED. The conslllno throughout yesterday was. enveloped by n thick ... 60 words
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  12. SMOKE HAZE. INTERFERES WITH SHIPPING.
    The Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939) Tuesday 9 February 1926 p 7 Article
    ... SMOKE HAZE. iNTnuFiciu'S'Hvmr hhtppinci. ?; Tho thlolc llano aloiiR. Iho roust, canned liy numevbus ... vlalhlllty wiui no lmd dial the nose of the vohhoI wan hardly dlficnrnlhle. Al, Hie Sydney Coroner's Oourl ... 140 words
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  13. SMOKE HAZE OFF COAST Liner Uses Radar
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Tuesday 20 November 1951 p 1 Article
    ... through miles of bushfire smoke off the NSW. coast today. The smoke haze extended for about GO miles ... .south of Sjdney. Haze prevented an airliner landing In Sydney with Nor wegian woikcrs for the Snowy ... 93 words
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  14. Smoke Haze Over Most Of Q'land
    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 14 November 1951 p 1 Article
    ... Smoke Haze Over Most Of Q'land BRISBANE, Tuesday.—Thick smoke from bushfires covered two-thirds of ... were unable to find landing grounds in the smoke pall. A.N.A. pilot, Capt. J. Dickie, said tonight that ... 211 words
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  15. SMOKE AND HAZE ON THE COAST.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Friday 30 December 1904 p 6 Article
    ... SMOKE AND HAZE ON THE COAST. Throughout the greater part of yesterday a thick smoky haze hung over ... Sydney. So dense at times wa3 the haze that even objects on tho harbor a short distance away wore almost ... 123 words
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  16. THROUGH THE HAZE Artists' Smoke Night
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Monday 18 August 1924 p 4 Article
    ... THROUGH THE HAZE -Artists' Smoke Night It is the one event of Its kind in Sydney, and they turn up ... mood to make a night of it. Through the haze of smoke, one could define the figure of Mr. S. Sergeant ... 548 words
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  17. RAGING BUSHFIRE AT BLACKHEATH Smoke Haze Closes 'Dromes
    Lithgow Mercury (NSW : 1898 - 1954) Monday 12 November 1951 p 1 Article
    ... 1AGING lUSRE AT iLACKHEATH —Smoke Haze Closes 'Dromes SYDNEY, This Aft. — Smoke haze from bushfires ... -closed every civil and R.A.A.F. airfield in the Sydney area for more than four hours. Shortly .after 6 ... 385 words
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  18. Ship uses radar in smoke haze
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Tuesday 20 November 1951 p 1 Article
    ... Ship uses radar in smoke haze i The bushfire smoke over the Harbor early today forced the liner ... said. Bushfire haze, stretching along the coast south of Sydney, as far north as Brisbane, interfered ... 167 words
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  19. SMOKE.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Thursday 25 July 1907 p 4 Article
    ... SMOKE. THOUGH some amount of attention has recently been drawn to tbe smoke nuisance in Sydney, it ... . In fact, the odds are that Sydney air is less, in carbon than in pre vious years. Two causes would ... 746 words
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  20. SMOKE HAZE CLOSES MANY AERODROMES RENEWED BUSH FIRE OUTBREAKS
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Monday 12 November 1951 p 1 Article
    ... [?] ISf S.S£^5^EWED BUSH FIRE: ? : ' ;; :'f; 'r.J/1;:; SYDNEY, Monday — - Smoke haxe from bush ;i ... 234 words

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