Archive for May, 2022

Ardeer, Sunshine West and high voltage power lines

Now you see it, now you don’t – this is the story of the high voltage power lines that were planned to pass through Ardeer and Sunshine West, but thanks to community action never came to be. A mystery My story starts in April 2010, when I paid a visit to Ardeer to photograph the […]

Melbourne’s other shot towers

A shot tower is a tall structure where molten lead is dropped from in order to create tiny spherical balls, and when Melbournians think of them, the one under the glass cone in the middle of the Melbourne Central shopping centre immediately comes to mind. However that isn’t the only one, or two, in Melbourne […]