The Border Mail
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THEN AND NOW: New pool hailed as a modern convenience for growing suburbs
Bruce Pennay, Albury and District Historical Society
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 The front page of The Border Morning Mail of Saturday, December 10, 1966 featured these two photographs of Christine Gale, first into the water on opening day. Picture supplied
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THEN AND NOW: Witnesses showered by glass as level crossing tragedy unfolds
Uta Wiltshire, Wodonga and District Historical Society
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A cairn with a plaque bearing the names of the victims, and a garden marks the site of the 1943 tragedy that claimed 25 lives. Picture supplied
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THEN AND NOW: Hume seeks 'favourable consideration' for expedition convicts
Peter Harper, Albury and District Historical Society
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The names of all Hume and Hovell expedition members are inscribed on the first and last monuments marking the route through Victoria, at Lake Hume and Lara. Picture supplied
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THEN AND NOW: Wodonga swimming spot well frequented before pool opening
Uta Wiltshire, Wodonga and District Historical Society
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Wodonga Creek was a popular swimming spot before the city's pool opened on Stanley Street in 1959. Picture supplied
Anzac Day is one of Australia's most important occasions.
Sophie Else
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 Private Aydin Merdjanic and private Stephanie Georgalis share their thoughts on why Anzac Day is important to them and the significance behind the day. Picture supplied.
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THEN AND NOW: Teammates both became pilots, both made supreme sacrifice
Greg Ryan, Albury and District Historical Society
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James Reid, left, and Ted Reis, right, in the photo of the 1934 under-16 football team from Albury's Christian Brothers' College. Picture supplied
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THEN AND NOW: All bridges between the Twin Cities washed away in 1917
Uta Wiltshire, Wodonga and District Historical Society
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A suspension bridge allowed people to walk between Wodonga and Albury during the 1917 floods. Picture supplied

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