Built in 1900 to serve the local communities that lived in the hills, carrying anything from passengers to timber, livestock, potatoes and plants, the Railway is now a major tourist attraction that invites visitors to come and experience a century-old tradition every day of the year, except Christmas Day, thanks to the tireless efforts of […]
Old Melbourne Gaol between 1842 and its closure in 1929 was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia’s most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly. Today you can visit the Old Melbourne Gaol to find out what life was like for the men and women who lived and died here all those years ago.
Princes Pier is a 580 metre long pier on Port Phillip bay in Port Melbourne known as the New Railway Pier until renamed Prince’s Pier after the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) May 1920. The pier was constructed between 1912 and 1915 by the Melbourne Harbour Trust to supplement the adjacent Station Pier (Railway […]
Black & White pictures of Melbourne and not a magpie in sight.
Historic photos Sharon Ryan Historic Photos of Melbourne Melbourne – host of the 1956 Olympic Games . television transmission in Melbourne starting just in time to provide coverage of the special event. The mixed fortunes of Melbourne’s 1956 Olympic venues, 60… Melbourne 1956 Olympics Coles display Buckley’s Melbourne Coles 1956 Melbourne 1956 Olympics Myer display […]
Pictures of a time gone by Grey, black & white, monotone Melbourne in time Old Melbourne Melbourne we can’t forget Melbourne we’ll not forget Thank you to all the people who have shared their memories of the old girl
The Outer Circle was built during the 1880’s to bring goods trains into Melbourne from Gippsland. The first section opened on 24 March 1890 from Oakleigh to Waverley Road, and on to Burnley, followed by the line from Waverley Road to Camberwell on 24 March 1890, and the Riversdale to Fairfield Park section on 24 […]
My Home Town: Melbourne Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Christine McMahon
Melbourne Nostalgia Bella Armstrong Waltons, trains, department stores, milk bar, laneways, Collin Street, Allens, shopping centre, Olympic,
Historical Melbourne Melbourne’s history in pictures by Steve_K City streets, maps, Southern Cross hotel, trams, church, Richmond race track, view, comparison views, T&G, Coffee Palace, flood