Sunday, July 29, 2018

Some more pics of Sydney’s past:


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Terrace houses in Macquarie Street, Sydney, date unknown.  One of those houses, Wickham House, still exists.  Built in 1852 as a fashionable three storey town house, it is now the home of the Royal Australian Historical Society:

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Haldon St, Lakemba, looking towards the Railway Station, with Gillies Street on the right.  Year unknown.
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Dodge Ambulance, Sydney, 1930’s.
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Ambulance and officers outside the Balmain, Drummoyne and Five Dock Branch of the Central District Ambulance in the 1930s.
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Redfern Railway Station, c 1920.
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Corner of Cumberland and Little Essex Streets, The Rocks, Sydney in 1900 (showing rear of Flagstaff Hotel).
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Tram tracks at Crows Nest Junction, early 1920s.
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Pacific Highway, Waitara, 1940s.
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Coonanburra Road, Wahroonga, early 1900s. . .

. . . and in 2008.
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Sydney University viewed from Parramatta Rd and Bay St in 1870
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Coogee Beach, January 1909.
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Rushcutters Bay Rd, on way from Sydney to South Head in 1877.
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Corner of Missenden & Parramatta Roads, 1911.
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Erskineville Road, Erskineville c1929
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Burwood Road, Burwood, c1930
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Ashfield, 1956
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Leichhardt, 1921
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George St, Sydney in 1880 showing the stone road paving that was once used prior to the quieter and more durable wooden lock paving. It must be lunch time or close to time to head home.



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