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1956 Margate Beach aerial panorama ,

Updated: Mar 17, 2023

A recently restored aerial photo taken on 14th August 1956, showing Margate Beach from Ellen St to Ella St.

Featuring the Humpybong School, Red Cross Children's home, Macdonnell Rd creek and Scotts Point beach along with all the streets named. This map is available as a large framed panorama photo print at this link:

For sizes and a quote, please contact our shop in the Cominos Arcade.

The former home of child prodigy drummer, movie star and Bee Gees drummer Colin Petersen is marked at 17 Eveline St and Colin lived there and attended Humpybong School for 5 years from 9th March 1953 to July 1958.

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Trevor Skinner
Trevor Skinner
14 ago 2022

Has anyone have memory and/or photos of the Military Armoured Tanks that were sitting on a vacant block of land a street behind the Woody Point Ice Works? It is probable that they may have been purchased for their engines. There was another one converted to an earthmoving machine (bulldozer) at the Duffield Road Dump and Sanitation Dump.

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