Boys leaping from diving boards at the Adelaide City Baths swimming pool in January 1956.

Boys leaping from diving boards at the Adelaide City Baths swimming pool in January

Traffic heads up the winding road to the Adelaide Hills for Oakbank race meeting in 1954.

Traffic heads up the winding road to the Adelaide Hills for Oakbank race meeting in

HMS Buffalo under construction at Glenelg late 70's to early 80's. Full scale replica.

HMS Buffalo under construction at Glenelg late to early Full scale replica.

The aftermath of the Royal Adelaide Show is unchanged since 1959 — a very tired boy and l

LIFE back in the was simpler wasnt it These photos show a different side to Adelaide in the with a slightly smaller city, less traffic, picnics . but still a sizeable crowd at Adelaide Oval.

A traditional picnic in 1950s in the Adelaide Hills. Picture: National Trust

A traditional picnic in in the Adelaide Hills.

Young women play with ball at Henley Beach in the 1950s. Picture: Department of Administr

Young women play with ball at Henley Beach in the Picture: Department of Administr

Crowds rush the car containing the Queen as it heads down the road at Gepps Cross in 1954

but still a sizeable crowd at Adelaide Oval.

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