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Southern Cross Hotel, Melbourne by glen.h, via Flickr

Southern Cross Hotel, Melbourne

c1972. Now demolished. Note "Boomerang" fountain in plaza. I wonder what happened to that?

Archival Revival: Daily life in Ballarat

A LOOK at how the people of Ballarat have gone about their daily lives, over the years.

Women machinists sewing underwear at Lucas textiles factory, Ballarat, Victoria, 1963 [picture]

Women machinists sewing underwear at Lucas textiles factory, Ballarat, Victoria, 1963

Women machinists sewing underwear at Lucas textiles factory, Ballarat, Victoria, 1963 [picture]

Women machinists sewing underwear at Lucas textiles factory, Ballarat, Victoria, 1963

Ballarat Trams Last Day by hilifta, via Flickr

Ballarat Trams Last Day

No 40 last day 71.09.19 B191913/14 ex MMTB 35 I love the iron lacework on the pub.

Looking more like a scene from a European city, Lydiard St South shows off some of the finest heritage buildings in Ballarat Victoria

Lydiard St South Ballarat photo

Looking more like a scene from a European city, Lydiard St South shows off some of the finest heritage buildings in Ballarat Victoria

Photograph; Circa 1860; 047.80 on eHive

Photograph sepia featuring two men & two women outside a weatherboard building and a shop named "The Race Store". Handwritten inscription written at side and at top of photo reads: "Jas. Bennett, Barkly St., Mt. Pleasant". c1860 The people in the photograph are from the left: James Harris, his sister Eliza Harris, Mary-Anne Bennett (nee Harris) and her husband and the shop owner, James Bennett. The shop was on the corner of Barkly and Bradshaw Streets. These names provided by James Harris'…

Victoria Street.

13 makes the last stop in Victoria Street before going down the hill and into Victoria Street.

Ballarat No 43, was previously Geelong No 40, transferred in 1956. Donated to Newtown council by the SEC in 1971 and displayed (in the open in a wire enclosure) in Queens Park. Donated to TMSV in 1987 and transferred to Bylands. In poor condition.

Ballarat No 43, was previously Geelong No 40, transferred in 1956. Donated to Newtown council by the SEC in 1971 and displayed (in the open in a wire enclosure) in Queens Park. Donated to TMSV in 1987 and transferred to Bylands. In poor condition.

Culture Victoria - Barkly-Navarre Goldfield

Barkly-Navarre Goldfield - Early photographs - Gold - Culture Victoria

Culture Victoria - Barkly-Navarre Goldfield

BTM Home Page

Explore the Ballarat Tramway Museum - Australia's first solar powered tramway (2014); its activites and its collection.