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On March 26th 1913, the first Country Roads Board was established. The following footage from our archives shows the development of the state of Victoria. See more historic images at Captions: 100 years of improving roads to help Victorians travel easily and reliably. 1913 Main Street Dandenong 1913 Settlers' Home 1913 Crossing the Tambo River 1914 Main Healesville Road 1914 Old Sydney Road between Avenel and Longwood 1914 Warrigal Road 1915 Hurstbridge-Kinglake Road 1938 Calder Highway section 1 hand pouring 1913 Country Roads Board car on its first trip at Dromana 1913 Sand Road near Nar Nar Goon Interest of school children in first car to reach Bullumwaal 1955 Flashing warning light at detour barricade, McIvor 1930 Roughometer motor car 1930 Welcome to Gellibrand 1947 Traffic and parking in Collins Street 1951 Hume Highway 39.5 miles 1955 Push-button lights outside school in Rathdowne St. 1955 Heavy transport on Pretty Sally Hill, Hume Highway 1914 Hume Highway 1921 Barrabool, Great Ocean Road 1956 Prow of safety zone in Wellington Parade 1947 Princes Highway 1956 Safety zone, Swanston Street 1951 Cnr Maroondah Highway and Melbourne St, Ringwood 1952 Swan Street Bridge 1955 Installing Cats-Eyes on Princes Highway East 1957 Princes Highway West, Ghering St, Geelong 1958 National Safety Council display at Royal Show 1958 Johnston Street Bridge -- evening traffic 1969 Canterbury Rd -- rail overpass, east from Rochester Rd 1973 Princes Highway West -- rail overpass, West Footscray 1974 Burke Road, Malvern 1974 Chandler Highway at Grange Road 1994 Car child restraints 1974 Traffic in the mall, Bendigo 1976 Mulgrave Freeway -- inspecting section A