(Image taken in April 2004. Author’s own collection.)
Located on the north side of Cape Horne, near the Woonona coal seam and Poverty Beach, Scarborough. Never a council-managed pool.
Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Scarborough, NSW, 2500, Australia
(Latitude South 34 degrees 15 minutes 57 seconds, Longitude East 150 degrees 58 minutes 05 seconds)
Located in a coal-mining district.
Bulli Shire Council was formed.
1920s to 1930s
Dr Featherstone created the pool known in his honour as ‘Doctors Pool’ during the Depression years.
The Bulli Shire Council was amalgamated with other Illawarra councils to form the City of Greater Wollongong.
The contentious closure of a stretch of the coast road between Coalcliff and Clifton forced visitors from Sydney to head south on the F6 freeway and descend to the coast via the Bulli Pass.
Completion of the Sea Cliff Bridge re-opened the coast road between Coalcliff and Clifton.