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black and white photographs

From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
Three black / white photographs. 3277.1 is a sign on stone pillars at the top of a hill - "WELCOME TO SNOWY RIVER COUNTRY ORBOST TURN LEFT". 3277.2 shows a road leading into a town. There is a sign on the left - "ORBOST" and a service station on the right. 3277.3 shows a row of newly planted trees between a road and a school.
Size
H-126mm W-176mm
Object Registration
3277
Keywords
photographs-orbost orbost-township-entry salisbury-street-trees town-entry road-signs-orbost
When Made
second half 20th century
Significance
These photographs are pictorial records of the signs at the Orbost town entry points.
Inscriptions & Markings
3277.1 on back - "WELCOME TO SNOWY RIVER COUNTRY - ORBOST sign - Princes Highway - Newmerella"
3277.2 on back - "East Gippsland Shire Sign on eastern approach to ORBOST., in Salisbury Street, near Orbost Secondary College"
3277.3 on back - "Tree planting in Salisbury St, Orbost in front of Orbost High School looking west towards Orbost township"
Last updated
25 Jun 2020 at 11:51AM