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Fitroy history – Nicholson St petrol station

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This 1977 photo shows the petrol station on the corner of Nicholson and Johnston streets, facing the Carlton public housing flats. Apart from the design of the petrol station forecourt, little has changed.

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Courtesy David Wadelton / Flickr / ID: 6443917055 / photographer: David Wadelton / copyright: used with permission / c1977

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3 comments

  1. I remember that! Looked SO much cooler…Great pic by David W!

  2. Wow, I remember when all Mobil servos used to have those circular roofs over the bowsers. Blast from the past!

  3. I can see a massive change, check out the price of petrol in 1977!

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