From the Archives – 1934 Flood at Scotch

  • Posted November 28, 2022
  • By Will Dixon

On 1 December 1934, flood water lapped the steps of the Memorial Hall and boys rowed a boat from Kooyong to Scotch. Scotch’s timber boatshed – like that of Xavier’s upstream – stood no chance. This footage shows boys leaping from the roof of the boatshed seconds before it was torn apart and carried off down the foaming Yarra.


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