Stories Organisations Projects About Login

black and white photographs

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

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.
Object Registration
orbost-nicholson-street construction-nicholson-street roadworks streetscape
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.
When Made
These photographs are pictorial records of construction in the main street of Orbost.
Inscriptions & Markings
3278.1 - on back - "Resealing of Nicholson Street, Orbost, 1984"
3278.2 - on back - "Peter Dreverman in middle"
Last updated
26 Jun 2020 at 11:39AM