You can even see the wing of the plane at the top of the photo.
This image is part of the VPL archives from 1952.
You can get a real sense of the changes in the area around Nat Bailey. Particularly when you consider the new Olympic sized pool and all the new facilities that are built in the land to the north of the ball park!
Please notice the Riley Park Community Centre isn't even built yet, nor is Percy Norman Memorial Pool.