Botany Road:Then & Now

 Can you imagine driving down Botany Road 80 years ago? How about the busy corner of Ricketty and Kent Street in Mascot? While preparing our new exhibition on the history of our local street names, we came across a number of old street photographs. With the aid of Google maps we have been able to construct these very interesting comparisons     
Corner of Botany and Beauchamp Roads, looking east, 1928/2013

CITY OF BOTANY BAY LIBRARY AND MUSEUM SERVICES & GOOGLE MAPS 

Botany Road, outside the Sir Joseph Banks Hotel, looking south-east.      
 CITY OF BOTANY BAY LIBRARY AND MUSEUM SERVICES & GOOGLE MAPS  

General Holmes Drive, Kyeemagh, before the airport tunnel, travelling east towards Mascot 1967/2013
CITY OF BOTANY BAY LIBRARY AND MUSEUM SERVICES & GOOGLE MAPS  
Gardeners Road, looking west from Issac Smith Street, Daceyville, 1927/2013
ROADS AND TRAFFIC AUTHORITY & GOOGLE MAPS
Corner of Kent Road and Ricketty Street, Mascot, 1938/2013
CITY OF BOTANY BAY LIBRARY AND MUSEUM SERVICES & GOOGLE MAPS

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