Fitzroy history – the Federal Trolley and Truck Co

Fitzroy history – the Federal Trolley and Truck Co

This former commercial building is now a charming home. One of things to note in many of these photos is how barren the streets are compared to now. Does anyone know when local governments started putting trees everywhere?

Courtesy of SLV / Committee for Urban Action (CUA) collection / ID: CUAFY29/5-8 / photographer: unknown / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1970

what’s happening at the Marquis of Lorne?

what’s happening at the Marquis of Lorne?

I was away in New York City when @bitsroy posted this tweet in January 2013 about the Marquis of Lorne’s licensee being investigated for allegedly receiving their liquor license due to fraud or false representation and I didn’t see it.

A Twitter conversation amongst several locals a few days ago led me to look for more information about the George St pub, and as a result I found that tweet and learned that in March the licensee was found guilty of this offence and he was fined $3000.…