Photograph - Were Street, Montmorency
From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria
- Black and white photograph depicting a dog (named Jack) carrying newspaper delivery from the railway station up Were Street (to the Post Office).
Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photo Collection, no. 402 (duplicate of hard copy held at Eltham Library)
- 12.5 x 17.5cms
- were street, montmorency, shopping centre, railway stations, musselwhite
- Mr. and Mrs Musselwhite ran the post office and owned Jack (the Alsatian dog) which was trained to go down to the railway station each day about 3pm and collect the daily parcel of evening newspapers, delivered by train, and take the bundle up to the newsagency.It is believed the Musselwhite's ran the Post Office from the mid 1930s to circa 1950.
- 22 Sep 2018 at 11:13AM