Historical information

These photographs were taken in the main street of Orbost looking south along Nicholson Street. Nicholson Street was remade in 1984 with new kerb alignments, the introduction of red brick paving and the planting of oak trees. This has since been changed.

Significance

These photographs are pictorial records of construction in the main street of Orbost.

Physical description

Two black / white photographs of roadworks. 3278.1 is of two tip trucks on a newly sealed road. The commonwealth Bank is on the left and in the background is a sign to "COIN LAUNDRY'. 3278.2 is of three men at the edge of the road, backs to the camera.

Inscriptions & markings

3278.1 - on back - "Resealing of Nicholson Street, Orbost, 1984" 3278.2 - on back - "Peter Dreverman in middle"