A reader kindly emailed me these photos, taken by his late grandfather, of roadworks on Johnston St near Napier St (the Town Hall hotel is prominent in the background of one). I date them to the mid 1950s owing to the FJ Holden on the road in one.

johnston-st-4 Johnston St in the 1950s

Courtesy of Tim Constable / photographer: Ken Constable / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1950s

johnston-st-3 Johnston St in the 1950s

Courtesy of Tim Constable / photographer: Ken Constable / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1950s

johnston-st-2 Johnston St in the 1950s

Courtesy of Tim Constable / photographer: Ken Constable / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1950s

johnston-st-1 Johnston St in the 1950s

Courtesy of Tim Constable / photographer: Ken Constable / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1950s

Johnston St in the 1950s

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