Housing was purchased by the Phosphate Co-op Co. of Australia from the Elcho Estate. The housing was originally used by the Repatriation Department whilst retraining farmers after World War I. The houses were moved by horse and cart from Bacchus Marsh Road to various locations in North Shore.
Elcho Houses ca.1934
IM & ES Whitcombe, private collection
IM & ES Whitcombe, private collection.