Re: Coogee 1895

The outcrop was cut into to straighten the tram line, but the outcrop is
still there, with houses and flats on top of it. The section of tramway
passing the outcrop was tram-only up to the end of the operation, then
converted to a road - continuation of Arden St.

Tony P

On Wednesday, 21 September 2022 at 19:55:57 UTC+10 Dale Budd wrote:

> And now with attachment.



> A beautiful picture. Here is one taken looking the other way, i.e. towards

> the south. A Tyrrells image, published several times. It is apparent how

> the line curved around a small outcrop which was later removed and the line

> straightened. A gala event is under way at the beach.


> Dale Budd


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> The attached pic showed up on facebook.


> It is apparently from the collection of the National Library of Australia

> and dates from 1895.


> Sydney has a long history of running trains in the streets.


> Mal Rowe -impressed by the view


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