Thursday, August 12, 2010

MOLONGLO PLAINS ROAD

The provision of capital infrastructure, such as roads, in the late 19th century southern districts of New South Wales were established by State need more-so than to make the transport needs of regional people easier. These following newspaper clippings begin with the townspeople of nearby Hoskinstown, Bungendore and Captain's Flat calling for the re-opening of their road across the Molonglo Plains that was blocked by a squatter. They were at first denied...


The Sydney Morning Herald - 26 February 1887


National Library of Australia (here)


Queanbeyan Age - 3 August 1889



National Library of Australia (here)

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