Posts Tagged ‘Princes Highway’

Photos from ten years ago: May 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series, but for May 2011 it’s something different – a road trip through New South Wales. Heading east from Melbourne I took the Monash Freeway out of Melbourne, passing the site of the future Lynbrook station on the Cranbourne line. And Cardina Road station on the […]

Ghosts of the past beside the Princes Freeway

As a kid growing up in Geelong during the 1990s, driving up the Princes Freeway to Melbourne was a regular occurrence. Back then empty paddocks were a common sight, but today they are all gone except for one – a paddock between Kororoit Creek Road and the Laverton railway bridge. Exploring the paddock The bulk […]

Looking back at Reservoir’s rejected grade separation project

With work about to start on the grade separation of the High Street in Reservoir, it seems like a good time to look back at the missed opportunities of the past. Five roads meet at the level crossing: High Street Edwardes Street Broadway Cheddar Road Spring Street Forming a tangle of roads at the level […]