THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX PARISH OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL, BLACKTOWN

Australian and New Zealand Diocese (Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia)

Erecting the Cupola & Dome in 1959.

Occupational Health & Safety was not an issue in those days. On this project it could be said they had the ultimate insurance cover.

Reviewing these 1959 photos note the absence of trees on the property. Contrast this with the various fully grown trees that are adjacent to the Church grounds in adjacant properties.

Looking south there are only paddocks where the Bowling Club and houses are now situated.

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Replacing the Cupola & Dome 2007

The replacement of the Cupola and Dome in 2007 after nearly 50 Years. Contrast the methods used with those in 1959.

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