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1015 Fitzroy Street

1015 Fitzroy Street

Album 2011

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23-Aug-2011:  I drove along Fitzroy Street this morning and was surprised to see that all the scrolled supports have been removed as the new poles are being commissioned with straight cross-arms. This work is being undertaken overnight Mon-Wed nights this week. I find this interesting as I was told on several occasions whilst photographing the recent tram works that the poles would be replaced and new mouldings applied to their bases to simulate the old poles, but that the overhead supports would be refurbished and retained.
So "something old, something new" as W7.1015 rolls along Fitzroy Street, St Kilda (D2.5002 is in the background outbound on a 96).

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