Boy pushing pram on Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia c1900

"Boy pushing pram on Gloucester Street, The Rocks" Australia - New South Wales, Sydney, circa 1900

View of Bourke Street during the 1893 flood, Maitland, NSW, Australia by Cultural Collections, University of Newcastle, via Flickr

View of Bourke Street during the 1893 flood, Maitland, NSW, Australia by Cultural Collections, University of Newcastle

Horse-drawn fire appliances outside the city fire station in Castlereagh Street. The building was completed in 1887. Colonial architect James Barnet designed the facade of Castlereagh Street in a classical-revival style.

Horse-drawn Fire appliances outside the City fire station in Castlereagh Street, Sydney. The building was completed in Colonial architect James Barnet, designed the facade of Castlereagh Street building in a classical-revival style.

Historic Photography | A floating pontoon in the Manly harbor pool in Sydney

A floating pontoon in the Manly Harbour pool in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney (year unknown).

Sydney from Pyrmont. For the first half century of European occupation in Sydney there was little change to the landscape. A slipway was built in the 1850s and Pyrmont 'yellowblock' - some of the best sandstone in the world - was quarried and carted to the nearby burgeoning city.

Images of Australia: the Tyrrell Collection of photographs of Australia's history Sydney from Pyrmont

Diving tower at the Manly Harbour Pool

Diving tower at the Manly Harbour pool, near ferry wharf, (Photo undated) possibly early v

8 January 1972 - "Kalang"/"Sydney Queen" founders at Trial Bay, South West Rocks, NSW | Flickr - Photo Sharing! One of several vessels being towed for scrapping they all met their fate by either sinking or foundering on the rocky shore. Kalang started out as a Sydney ferry before being turned into a cruising showboat on the harbour.

8 January 1972 - "Kalang"/"Sydney Queen" founders at Trial Bay, South West Rocks, NSW | Flickr - Photo Sharing! One of several vessels being towed for scrapping they all met their fate by either sinking or foundering on the rocky shore. Kalang started out as a Sydney ferry before being turned into a cruising showboat on the harbour.

McElhone Place in Surry Hills, one of the slums of Sydney 1930s

McElhone Place in Surry Hills, one of the slums of Sydney Amazing to consider that now this area is mostly high rises and what houses remain all fetch sale prices of well over a million dollars.

Cumberland St (right). Harbour bridge in progress

Cumberland St with the Sydney Harbour Bridge in progress.

Market Street, Sydney c. 1870-75 State Library of New South Wales

NSW - Sydney - Market Street - looking west from Castlereagh Street (showing Travellers Rest Hotel and Farrell's grocery shop), Sydney.

Devonshire Street Cemetery, Sydney

Devonshire Street Cemetery, Also known as Sandhills Cemetery. All these graves had to be relocated to allow for the expansion of the Sydney Railway Station.

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