Category: History

Paisley Station

Some quick notes on this unused – but still there – station. Location Just beside the Millers Road overpass on the Geelong (& main Werribee??) train line. East of the overpass, that is, towards...

Williamstown Sea Baths (notes)

At the moment these are just notes. Hopefully I’ll come back later and make them into a proper article. I went for a walk along Williamstown Beach and right at the end of the...

Williamstown Racecourse–ruins speculation

I went for a walk out there today and paid more attention to the ruins. Not just the obvious things, like the rubble with the steps and the single tree, but the less obvious...

Trove – searching for old newspaper articles

The National Library has an excellent on-line site called Trove.  Their own description is best – it enables you to “Find and get over [249 million] Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers,...

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