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PostPosted: 16 Jun 2010, 19:50 
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Dunmore Lang = John Dunmore Lang - responsible for many assisted immigrants. His bio can be read here:
http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A020069b.htm
He was similar to John Pascoe Fawkner in many regards and was one of, not as the bio states the initiator, of the movement for Victoria to separate from NSW.


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PostPosted: 17 Jun 2010, 12:37 
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J.v.d.A. wrote:
Good lord, they really ripped in to the park to build that, basically removed it - when does that photograph date to?


The photo was taken on 4 November 1930 and shows the reconstruction of the park following the completion of Wynyard Station. The "cut and cover" method was used for some of the construction of the city underground railway. Here's what part of Hyde Park looked like while they were building St James Station:

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PostPosted: 17 Jun 2010, 13:25 
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Great post, Franfran =D>


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