Original photograph from Evening Star and republished in the Otago Daily Times of 30 August 2008 with the text below.

Where cable cars once ran through Roslyn township, excavations for the Albert St extensions are being made in 1951. A 73ft 6in span bridge will carry traffic along Highgate over the new highway. To the right of the picture a wall of clay will be removed to allow the highway to pass under the bridge and drop towards the city. Photo: Evening Star
Note: Re the reference to Albert Street extensions - the section of Stuart Street between York Place and Sligo Terrace was previously named Albert Street.
It was renamed on January 1, 1951 when the Stuart Street extension was created. (Source DCC Archives).



View showing I.O.O.F. Lodge at left and overbridge at right was taken on 30 August 2008.   The two storey building in centre of the top photograph belonged to Dr. D.G.McMillan, this was demolished to make way for the north side traffic on/off ramps.
Photograph [K303] by Alan Gilchrist

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