Wyndham History

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Metropolitan (Sewerage) Farm Outfall sewer.jpg

Red brick sewerage bridge.
Staughtons Bridge.jpg

A now defunct timber bridge running through a cutting through a ridge above the Werribee River.
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The original railway bridge was an iron lattice construction across the Werribee River. It had a walking path about one meter below the bridge. Children used to stand on the path to look up and watch the underside of the steam trains go past. It was…
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Cottrell Street Ford Bridge. This bridge is built directly over the old bridge. The old bridge can be seen underneath.
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This photo shows the Cottrell Street Ford in 1959, before major alterations to raise it height had been undertaken. Regular minor flooding closed the Ford, so that as the population grew higher bridge was essential.  The photo looks towards the…
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Single span bluestone bridge across Little River
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A four span bluestone bridge across Little River that was completed in 1866.

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