Started by Buzz Killington, September 04, 2012, 10:33:12 pm
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Quote from: Buzz Killington on September 04, 2012, 10:33:12 pmThought we had this topic but couldn't find it.Anyhow, Riot ACT had an interesting thread today, somewhat similar to our new section, which was on 'cool urban relics' - one mentioned the Arnott St (Hume) Railway Bridge. I had a look on Google Streetview and sure enough, there it was. But there's something nearby that maybe one of the older members can help with. On Long Gully Road, there is a street that passes underneath it about halfway down. It's only a short section going by Google Maps, but I'm interested in what it is - I seem to recall it being part of the 'old' Long Gully Road but I'm just not sure.Can anyone shed some light?
Quote from: Buzz Killington on March 29, 2014, 03:26:51 pm"Belconnen to WPC Only"
Quote from: Bus 400 on March 29, 2014, 05:59:01 pmAlso, while looking at some of the ACT Heritage Flickr page. I found out about the old Pine Island Road intersection with Tharwa Drive. So I ventured out there, while in have no idea when this road was closed. But surprisingly the road markings are clearer then some operational roads.
Quote from: smitho on March 30, 2014, 08:56:02 pmAt a guess, I'd say that the old intersection would've closed in the early 1980s.
Quote from: Sir Pompously on March 31, 2014, 02:43:00 pmThere was a couple of good maps at CMAG which showed the old alignments of roads and how far they used to travel, would be great to overlay the maps onto current ones to see how different they are.
Quote from: ACTbusspotter on March 30, 2014, 10:01:28 amThat one has always puzzled me too. Water Processing Centre?Will have to dig out some old maps to see if there are any clues.
Quote from: Buzz Killington on August 21, 2014, 11:32:16 pmI always thought of it as Glenora Drive. Was a bit weird seeing the new name on the signs when I went past a couple of weeks ago.
Quote from: Sylvan Loves Buses on May 03, 2017, 05:22:59 pmOn the other hand, the one main disadvantage to this is the weekend timetable, no need to say any more to that