Now and Then. Lennox Crossing

By 14 June 2013 4

lennox crossing

As part of the series of photographs Historygeek has sent in; today we give you Lennox Crossing.

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Now and Then. Lennox Crossing
Zan 1:23 pm
14 Jun 13

I never knew that as Lennox Crossing. I always thought it was Commonwealth Bridge. In my mind Lennox Crossing was a low level bridge that came near the old Canberra Hospital (National Museum) from the back of Albert Hall.

c_c™ 3:28 pm
14 Jun 13

That’s not Lennox Crossing, that’s the second Commonwealth Ave Bridge, built mid 1920s.

bundah 5:18 pm
14 Jun 13

The bridge at Lennox Crossing

Historygeek 10:17 pm
14 Jun 13

You are right, Lennox Crossing was slightly further west of the present day Commonwealth Avenue Bridge. Being a low level crossing it was very prone to flooding so the Commonwealth Avenue bridge was built as a high level bridge to alleviate this. Sorry, I was just being a bit lazy with the labeling. Personal uppercut!

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