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Sunday, 10 July 2016
Tullamarine Freeway Construction, 1965 to 1968
In 1965 Allan Mitchell Williams of 27 Hillsyde Parade, Strathmore, took out his camera to record, from his front verandah, the path of the coming Strathmore By-pass Road. Over the next few years he periodically recorded the progress of construction, In the photo above, the Moonee Ponds Creek valley has only the Broadmeadows train line passing through. Some of the house on the far side would be removed. In the foreground is the long metal roof of Strathmore High School.