History in the Main Street

The following images were taken in the main street (shopping centre) of Colac, located in south west Victoria, Australia. When looking at the shops, my eyes tend to gaze above the street level, for this is where the history of the town is on display.

Colac Reformer, Colac, Victoria, Australia

Colac Reformer – Founded and edited by journalist Benjamin Hoare (1842 – 1932)

Colac Reformer, Colac, Victoria, Australia

Colac Reformer

Norfolk Chambers, Colac, Victoria, Australia

Norfolk Chambers – A historic building of Colac, Australia

Norfolk Chambers, Colac, Victoria, Australia

Norfolk Chambers #2, Colac

Norfolk Chambers, Colac, Victoria, Australia

Norfolk Chambers #3, Colac

Shire Hall, Colac, Victoria, Australia

Shire Hall, Colac – Circa 1892

Moran and Cato, Colac, Victoria, Australia

Moran and Cato, Colac – Circa 1911. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Moran and Cato were the largest grocery chain in Victoria, Australia

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