council, Destructor, Maps, Marrickville

Heritage Lost: Marrickville Incinerator

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 26 July 1912, page 11   The Marrickville Destructor was built in 1921. Located at the Marrickville Council Depot it was a local land mark, standing 43.5 metres tall. The Destructor was economical to run, costing in today's currency about fifty cents for every ton of… Continue reading Heritage Lost: Marrickville Incinerator

Maps, Marrickville

Aerial Maps of Sydney – 1943

There's nothing more fascinating (well to me!!) than visual research tools. I love time lines and I love old newspapers online and now I love SIX maps. You'll find them at The New South Wales Government has made available aerial maps of Sydney and part of their basemaps include photographs taken from 1943. It… Continue reading Aerial Maps of Sydney – 1943