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    This image was taken by a friend in the Late 60's or early 70's it shows some of the Albert dock and Canning dock,

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    Quote Originally Posted by drone_pilot View Post
    This image was taken by a friend in the Late 60's or early 70's it shows some of the Albert dock and Canning dock,
    More like late 1970/early 80s. The dock is open to the tide. The cars give it away.
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    Fab picture but it's a shame about the extreme 'blockiness' in the dark areas. Someone's been over-mucking about with photoshop or the like..
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    When did It become the tourist site It Is today?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Max View Post
    When did It become the tourist site It Is today?
    The 1st phase 1984. There was still a lot to do though.
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