Re: Re: A big track renewal job coming up

They are standard Melbourne Tramway poles, but I am somewhat surprised they didn't or weren't made to paint them green to be more park or heritage sympathetic (it's been done before).
On Thursday, 22 October 2020, 05:40:16 pm AEDT, Mal Rowe mal.rowe@...> wrote:

On 22/10/2020 16:57, Tony Galloway wrote:
> I reckon the new poles will not only be twice as thick as the old ones, without the stylish taper and finials, but there’ll be more of them.


> Ugly is the new ugly, the spirit of the age.


> (Hope I’m wrong)

Probably correct.

Here's a pic made a few seconds after the previous one showing some of
the new poles.

The original poles were wooden and 95 years later some are still there!

Mal Rowe - hoping for sleeper track, but not confident