Posts Tagged ‘North Melbourne’

Photos from ten years ago: January 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time a three part post on January 2009. Road trip! An extended road trip through Western Victoria was on the agenda, starting down the Princes Highway to Warrnambool. As I followed the daily freight train down to the container terminal at Warrnambool. Then […]

Photos from ten years ago: November 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2008. Checking the progress of the Geelong Ring Road seems to be an ongoing theme, and it comes up again this month. I also paid a visit to what is now the site of Waurn Ponds station, where I […]

Photos from ten years ago: October 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is October 2008.

New escalators in place

Photos from ten years ago: July 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2008. At North Melbourne station work was continuing on the new concourse, with a massive steel and timber crash deck at the city end of the platforms allowing construction to continue while trains continued running below. While in the […]

Then and now at North Melbourne station

Today we take a step back to the 1920s and take a walk around North Melbourne railway station, comparing it to what exists today. At the north end of the platforms little has changed. VPRS 12800/P3, item ADV 1607 The only difference I can spot is the removal of the sheltered timber platform seats, replaced […]