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The West Gate Bridge collapse in Melbourne, 15 October a 120 metre span of the half-built West Gate Bridge collapsed into the Yarra River, killing 35 workers. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Western Australia, Australia Travel, Federation Of Australia, St Kilda, Historical Pictures, Melbourne Australia, Tasmania

Forty years since bridge collapse

SERVICES will today mark the 40th anniversary of Australias worst industrial disaster, the collapse of the West Gate Bridge.

The construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Places In Melbourne, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Architecture, 12 November, St Kilda, Largest Countries, Historical Images

Construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November 1969

The construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November 1969, as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers.

the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Largest Countries, Cool Countries, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Cbd, Brisbane, 12 November, Under Construction

Negative - West Gate Bridge Under Construction, 1969

Black and white 5" x 4" negative showing the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November 1969, as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. An adjoining span to the one pictured would collapse on 15th October, 1970, killing 35 men and injuring another 18. The disaster ...

the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Largest Countries, Cool Countries, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Cbd, Brisbane, 12 November, Under Construction

Negative - West Gate Bridge Under Construction, 1969

Black and white 5" x 4" negative showing the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November 1969, as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. An adjoining span to the one pictured would collapse on 15th October, 1970, killing 35 men and injuring another 18. The disaster ...

the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Largest Countries, Cool Countries, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Cbd, Brisbane, 12 November, Under Construction

Negative - West Gate Bridge Under Construction, 1969

Black and white 5" x 4" negative showing the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November 1969, as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. An adjoining span to the one pictured would collapse on 15th October, 1970, killing 35 men and injuring another 18. The disaster ...

the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Largest Countries, Cool Countries, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Cbd, Brisbane, 12 November, Under Construction

Negative - West Gate Bridge Under Construction, 1969

Black and white 5" x 4" negative showing the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November 1969, as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. An adjoining span to the one pictured would collapse on 15th October, 1970, killing 35 men and injuring another 18. The disaster ...

New glimpse of West Gate tragedy Haunted Images, Australian Photography, Melbourne Victoria, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Gate, Photographers, Graphics, Memories

New glimpse of West Gate tragedy

Lorraine Coates says her husband Frank was no photographer. But the former Russell Street police officer captured haunting images of Melbourne's worst construction disaster.

The West Gate Bridge disaster, One of Australia’s worst industrial disasters occurs when a section of West Gate Bridge collapsed during its construction, killing 35 men on the 15 October Port Melbourne, West Gate Bridge. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Bridge Construction, Historical Images, Melbourne Australia, South Pacific, Tasmania, Urban Design, Old Photos

State Library Victoria State Library Victoria: open for 160 years

On the Library's 160th birthday we look at events which have shaped Victoria since 1856.

the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Largest Countries, Cool Countries, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Cbd, Brisbane, 12 November, Under Construction

Negative - West Gate Bridge Under Construction, 1969

Black and white 5" x 4" negative showing the construction of the West Gate Bridge on 12 November 1969, as seen from Douglas Parade and Hyde Street, Spotswood and looking towards Port Melbourne. The main bridge span is being raised to be positioned between its two piers. An adjoining span to the one pictured would collapse on 15th October, 1970, killing 35 men and injuring another 18. The disaster ...

Aerial view of Westgate Bridge, Melbourne Melbourne Australia, Aerial View, New Zealand, City Photo, History, 1970s, Bridge, Korea, Pictures

John Young Collection

Aerial view of Westgate Bridge, Melbourne

Through the years 1964 Melbourne, Bridge, October, Australia, History, Country, Day, Rural Area, Country Music

Westgate Bridge collapse, 15 October 1970

I am using a one month trial for full access to the Australian and they are running a 50 day article called 50 years in 50 days. It show cases some of the biggest stories of the times and I though that as Austech is full of old bastards (;)) that it might be of interest to hear what older members heard and thought at the time. I will add a year a day (unless I get sued over copyright :) ) We start at 1964 the year the Australian started production. Click here for the front page (in pdf

Retrieved from the Yarra under Westgate Bridge– 73 Bridge, Australia, Beach, Seaside, Legs, Attic, Bro

Retrieved from the Yarra under Westgate Bridge– 73

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