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Forges, Footscray, VIC

Forges department store is located at 80-90 Nicholson Street, Footscray in the Melbourne conurbation. In September 2004, when I visited, it had a window display including parts of the former Lamson pneumatic tube system. No equipment was seen installed inside the shop.

Forges exterior
The entrance to the store on Albert Street.

Pneumatic tube terminal in Forges window
A pneumatic tube station with part of a carrier showing. The inlet is at the top left and the outlet is on the right.

Pneumatic tube carriers in Forges window
Four tube carriers numbered 23, 29 and 30 (with some alterations) and a Paragon receipt holder.