Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Malmsbury Photographs: Len's Links

Malmsbury Photographs: Len's Links

Monday, March 01, 2010

Len's Links

Monday, May 15, 2006

Post Office Road, Malmsbury 2006
Prior to the recent upgrading of the road. Mount Alexander is in the distance

Mount Alexander Skyscape (Miniature) Malmsbury 2006. As a Melbourne Boy in the early hours I used to walk home along Mount Alexander Rd. One night I actually wondered where Mt. Alexander was. Here it is!

"The Pines"Malmsbury 2006. One of Malmsbury's earliest farms from the 1800s

Post Office Road, Malmsbury 2006.
Parts of Post Office Rd are cobbled from the Gold Rush days.

This photo is prior to the recent upgrading of the road which covered the cobbling

Emu, Post Office Road. Malmsbury 2006. Although native to the area, this emu is believed to have derived from those released some years ago following unsuccessful commercial ventures.

"Sweetie" in the Fields, Malmsbury 2002

Looking South Malmsbury 2002Looking towards Malmsbury

Looking East, Malmsbury 2003 In the distance is Tarrangower Estate one of Malmsbury's fine Vineyards

Mount Macedon in Moonlight. Mount Macedon 2006 Not Malmsbury at all!....but something those of us living here pass to and from Melbourne

Jacqueline and the Malmsbury Viaduct, Malmsbury 2006.
When completed Malmsbury's was the largest bluestone viaduct in Victoria.

Lake and Bridge in Fog. Malmsbury Botanical Gardens 2006

Panorama with Path and the Viaduct, Malmsbury Botanical Gardens 2006

Malmsbury Botanical GardensMalmsbury 2001Baron Von Mueller, Director of Melbourne's Royal Botanic Garden contributed specimens to the establishment of Malmsbury's Gardens. Work began in 1863 with the gardens largely established by 1865.

Malmsbury Botanical Gardens 2006

"The Avenue of Poplars"Malmsbury Botanical Gardens 2006 Remaining trees from "The Avenue of Poplars" with replacement plantings

The Pethica's House, Malmsbury 2006
This was the home of Dr Edward Davy around 1860. The doctor was an exceptional man. He was one of the important pioneers of Electric Telegraphy in London prior to his thirty years of country practice in and around Malmsbury.

"The Res" and the Water is Low. Malmsbury 2004. Built in the 1870s to supply water to Castlemaine and Bendigo and part of the Upper Coliban Scheme.

Ross St 2006 - looking North, Malmsbury 2006