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North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia, 1939  Within days of the declaration of war, air-raid shelters like this one were dug in the city and suburban parks

North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia, 1939 Within days of the declaration of war, air-raid shelters like this one were dug in the city and suburban parks

Adelaide, Australia  Lunatic Asylum 1878

The Adelaide Lunatic Asylum was a grim place during the and for many inmates the only way out was through the morgue or dead house.

John Martin & Co Ltd on Rundle St,Adelaide in South Australia (year unknown).

John Martin & Co Ltd on Rundle St,Adelaide in South Australia (year unknown).

South Australia - The Glenelg Train on King William Street, in front of Victoria Square.

South Australia - The Glenelg Train on King William Street, in front of Victoria Square.

Butcher shop, Hindley Street, Adelaide 1865

Conrad Wholesale and Retail Butcher,Hindley St,Adelaide in South Australia in 🌹

Beehive Corner, now Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, where it all began in 1915.  (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post680471&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Beehive Corner, now Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, where it all began in 1915 for Haigh’s Chocolates

Refreshment rooms at the end of Henley Beach jetty. 1918. Crowds packing the verandahs and roof-top areas of refreshment rooms at the end of the jetty at Henley Beach. Swimmers are sitting on the structure below and other spectators are standing on the jetty. By State Library of South Australia : http://images.slsa.sa.gov.au

Spectators packing the verandas and rooftop areas of the pavilion at the end of the jetty at Henley Beach, South Australia, << look, there used to be a pavilion at the end of the jetty! How crowded is that for a summers day!

Hindley Street, Adelaide, looking west from a point opposite Gilbert Place, on a wet day. On the left, a large model of an emu stands above the verandah of  'Emu House'. J.W.Egan's store is on the ground floor. T. Ide is the licensee of the Blenheim Hotel, on the Gilbert Place corner. The roof appears to be shingle, there is turned wood balustrading on the balcony and cheerful striped window awnings. Later [1882] this hotel became the Tattersalls, and is still extant in 2006.

Hindley Street, Adelaide, looking west from a point opposite Gilbert Place, on a wet day. On the left, a large model of an emu stands above the verandah of 'Emu House'. J.W.Egan's store is on the ground floor. T. Ide is the licensee of the Blenheim Hotel, on the Gilbert Place corner. The roof appears to be shingle, there is turned wood balustrading on the balcony and cheerful striped window awnings. Later [1882] this hotel became the Tattersalls, and is still extant in 2006.

Foys Department Store on Rundle St,Adelaide in South Australia (year unknown).

Foys Department Store on Rundle St,Adelaide in South Australia (year unknown).

J.Cravens Department Store in Adelaide,South Australia. State Library of South Australia.

Cravens Department Store in Adelaide,South Australia. State Library of South Australia.

Rundle street. Year unknown. The lady in white is in front of a millinery shop owned by Dan Chappell.

The lady in white is in front of a millinery shop owned by Dan Chappell.

The Adelaide Railway Station. The first railway station opened on North Terrace in 1856. It served broad gauge between Adelaide and Port Adelaide.  It was the first government owned and operated railway in the British Empire

The Adelaide Railway Station. The first railway station opened on North Terrace in It served broad gauge between Adelaide and Port Adelaide. It was the first government owned and operated railway in the British Empire

Grenfell St,Adelaide,in South Australia in 1917.

Grenfell St,Adelaide,in South Australia in 1917.

Prince Alfred College at Adelaide,South Australia (year unknown).

Prince Alfred College at Adelaide,South Australia (year unknown).