Perthetic Pics From The Past

A Big Shaft

I remember playing on this prodigious Karri log in Kings Park. What happened to it? Woodchips?

Entertainment in the 50s

Building the Narrows Bridge so Eric Edgar Cooke wouldn’t have to keep swimming the river.

Boans Grand Opening - Morley

The grand opening of Boans Morley, where the Galleria now sits. Note the Union Jack flying out the front as well as the intriguingly sophisticated aerials on the roof that were used to contact the fleet of Boans’ vans that made home deliveries.

It took a lot of sand

Reclaiming the foreshore.

Lorra lorra sand

The opening of the Narrows Bridge in 1959.

Thanks to Phil for the pics.

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