Map 10 – Aerial view of West Melbourne, South Dynon Locomotive Depot and Port of Melbourne 1967

City of Melbourne

Registration number

1897206

Artist/maker

City of Melbourne

Title

Map 10 – Aerial view of West Melbourne, South Dynon Locomotive Depot and Port of Melbourne

Production date

1967

Medium

photograph on paper on linen, metal

Dimensions (H x W x D)

92 x 96 cm

Inscriptions

10

Credit line

City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

West Melbourne, Dynon Road, railway, South Dynon Locomotive Depot, Melbourne Yard, Moonee Ponds Creek, Footscray Road, aerial view, Port of Melbourne, Melbourne City Council Engineering Services

Summary

This aerial photograph is part of a collection of maps stored in a wooden cabinet. The series was created by the Melbourne City Council Engineering Services department in the late 1960s. The photographs document the Melbourne City Council municipality, particularly focusing on the areas west, north-west and south of Melbourne CBD. These areas have undergone huge urban transformation in the time since these photographs have been taken.

This photograph documents the West Melbourne industrial area and the Port of Melbourne (lower right). Footscray Road and Dynon Road run parallel along middle of the photograph, with Moonee Ponds Creek running vertically. Central to this photograph is the South Dynon Locomotive Depot and Melbourne Yard.