Divett Street

Divett Street
Port Adelaide

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The Port’s dirt roads and low lying ground gave rise to two nick-names depending on the weather—Mudholia when wet, Dustholia when dry. This photo of Divett Street in ‘Mudholia’ was taken in the early 20th century before council paved the roads with woodblocks.

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Modern photo:

View north, Divett Street 2015
Photographer: Adam Paterson, South Australian Maritime Museum

Historic photo:

Divett Street before wood blocking c.1926

Image courtesy of Port Adelaide Enfield Public Library Service Local History photo collection


Divett Street