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27-May-2016
27-May-2016

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

A monument commemorates the men and women who worked at Victoria Park Station, and four Station Masters,  Messrs Flood,  Blakeley,  Chopping and Pike. 

Location

Address:Kitchener Avenue, Railway Station, Victoria Park, 6100
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.971686
Long: 115.902047
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th September, 1997
Front Inscription

Travellers Rest

This seat is a tribute to the railway men and women who served the travelling public since the railway was laid on the 20th September 1892, in particular the station masters and their wives at Victoria Park

F. Flood              1922 - 1949   F. C. F. Blakeley  1949 - 1950
S. L. Chopping  1950 - 1955   D. E. Pike             1955 - 1969

Dedicated on Saturday 20th September 1997 by Ron Davies MLA Victoria 1962 - 1985 and railway official 1941 - 1961

Australian Railways Historical Society
Historic Victoria Park Society

President Mr. J. B. Wise

Builder : Screed Harper St Victoria Park

Source: MA
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