"Glimpses of our Past"

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Images from the book "Glimpses Of Our Past"

Published by Morwell Historical Society in 1989 - available for sale (here)


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Australian Paper Manufacturers built a number of houses in Morwell for mill workers
A.P.M. houses under construction, looking up Vincent Road, November 1947


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A.P.M. houses under construction, looking down Booth Street, 1947


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A.P.M. transit cottages, Derham's Hill, late 1940s. These cottages provided temporary accommodation for APM workers and their families during the post-war housing shortage.


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Princes Highway, looking east from near the site of the present Post Office, 1940s. An interesting feature is the lack of houses on the hill in the background.


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Princes Highway, looking west from the railway crossing and near Church Street, 1940s. Gude's, Trembath's and Henderson's garages on the right.


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Eastern end of Commercial Road, 1940s, from the railway level crossing at Church Street.


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Station Street 1915 Now Princes Highway Morwell showing railway buildings


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Morwell Railway Station in the early days.


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Aerial map of Morwell 1950. This is a very large map. Select Back Button to return here.