This Day in History: 1985-07-08

M.A. Buchan & Co. opened their new Ampol service station, near the Goomalling Bridge (now Connor Bridge) at the Goomalling-Toodyay Road intersection. The Shire President, Geoffrey Ludemann, officially opened the service station on 16 August 1985. The joint owners of the business were Murray Buchan and Brian Smallwood. The rammed-earth construction was built by Ramtec Pty. Ltd.

Toodyay herald, Aug. 1985, p.4; Sept. 1985, p.9.