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Water Tower Clock

The 'Water Tower Clock' was Flinders Street Station's original clock. Built in 1883, it relocated to Spencer Street in 1910, then removed in 1967 following the rebuilding of the station. It was restored in 1993 and placed at the Scienceworks museum at Spotswood, then moved to Southern Cross Station in 2014.

Water Tower clock still shows the short historical video on an occasional basis

8 May 2015 17:30 PM
Viewed 336 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 104 times this year)

Video screen beneath the Water Tower clock now includes a short historical video among the loop of advertisements

For the first week it showed a longer video showing the history of the clock, then it was turned over to full time advertisements

4 June 2014 08:27 AM
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(6 times this month, 171 times this year)

Water Tower Clock now outshone by the advertising screen beneath it

23 May 2014 17:41 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 132 times this year)

Foxtel advertising now featuring on the Water Tower Clock LCD screen

19 May 2014 08:48 AM
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(1 time this week, 16 times this month, 156 times this year)

It's only been there a few days, and the Water Tower Clock has been turned over to advertising

For HSBC home loans in this case

19 May 2014 08:48 AM
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(12 times this month, 96 times this year)

Plaque marking the unveiling of the Water Tower Clock on 14 May 2014

Sponsored by 'IFM Investors' (formerly 'Industry Funds Management') - hence all of the industry super fund advertising on the video screen.

16 May 2014 08:45 AM
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(12 times this month, 124 times this year)

Restored Water Tower Clock now on display on the main concourse

15 May 2014 08:39 AM
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(1 time this week, 18 times this month, 180 times this year)

Restored Water Tower Clock now on display on the main concourse

15 May 2014 08:38 AM
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(3 times this week, 18 times this month, 208 times this year)

Official unveiling of the restored Water Tower Clock

14 May 2014 12:07 PM
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(9 times this month, 119 times this year)

Official unveiling of the restored Water Tower Clock

14 May 2014 12:02 PM
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(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 129 times this year)

Displaying a video loop describing the history of the Water Tower Clock

14 May 2014 12:00 PM
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(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 161 times this year)

Video wall beneath the Water Tower Clock showing an animated loop of Melbourne trains over the years

With each train flaying the flag of a different commercial sponsor

14 May 2014 11:58 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 124 times this year)

Red curtain lifted from the restored Water Tower Clock

14 May 2014 11:57 AM
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(10 times this month, 73 times this year)

Official unveiling of the restored Water Tower Clock

14 May 2014 11:56 AM
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(12 times this month, 130 times this year)

Stage, seats and lighting all set up ready for the unveiling of the Water Tower Clock

14 May 2014 08:49 AM
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(12 times this month, 93 times this year)

Stage, seats and lighting all set up ready for the unveiling of the Water Tower Clock

14 May 2014 08:47 AM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 139 times this year)

Red curtain in place over the Water Tower Clock, pending a grand opening with the Transport Minister

Note that the screen is showing the Windows 7 desktop

13 May 2014 12:43 PM
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(15 times this month, 169 times this year)

Stage rigging company setting up a big red curtain over the recently installed Water Tower Clock

13 May 2014 08:54 AM
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(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 126 times this year)

LED screen beneath the Water Tower Clock stand now showing a test pattern

12 May 2014 17:59 PM
Viewed 399 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 102 times this year)

Water Tower Clock stand with a LED screen installed behind the glass

9 May 2014 08:48 AM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 100 times this year)

Notice of the Water Tower Clock returning soon

30 April 2014 14:46 PM
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(6 times this month, 89 times this year)

Power points on the Water Tower Clock stand

30 April 2014 14:46 PM
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(5 times this month, 70 times this year)

Stand in place at the Collins Street entrance for the 'Water Tower Clock' to be installed atop

16 April 2014 08:54 AM
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(6 times this month, 96 times this year)

Stand in place at the Collins Street entrance for the 'Water Tower Clock' to be installed atop

16 April 2014 08:53 AM
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(15 times this month, 165 times this year)
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