B. Scott Holmes

Just trying to stay alive and keep my sideburns too

Spenser Street Station, Melbourne, Australia

Southern Cross (formerly and still colloquially known, as Spencer Street) is a major railway station in Docklands, Melbourne. It is on Spencer Street, between Collins and La Trobe Streets, at the western edge of the central business district. The Etihad Stadium sports arena is 500 metres north-west of the station.

The Clemens party arrived at the Spencer Street Station in Melbourne at about 2 p.m., and was met by
200 people, including members of the Institute of Journalists, which included vice president S.V.
Winter, owner of the Melbourne Herald; John Lamont Dow, editor of the Leader, agricultural weekly
owned Melbourne’s Age; the American consul Daniel W. Maratta; and Robinson Hoare.
MTDBD Thursday September 26, 1895

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