Melbourne's great eyesore, demolishing the 1960s Gas and Fuel Corporation buildings which obstructed a vista of heritage buildings along Flinders Street including St Paul's Cathedral to make way for Federation Square.

Gas & Fuel Corporation building, seen from above Young & Jackson's Hotel, Flinders Street, Melbourne - St Paul's Cathedral - Culture Victoria

A train passes through flood waters under Chapel Street, South Yarra, in January 1907. The Imperial Hotel, seen on the left, is still in operation, on the corner of Palermo Street.

‘The Effect of Storm. Train passing through Flood Waters, South Yarra, Photographer: R. State Library of Victoria Image

Flinders Street

Flinders Street Melbourne, looking east, Source: Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria,

Chadstone Shopping Centre, in Melbourne's southeastern suburbs, exactly as I remember it in the 1960s.

A vintage view of the southwest-facing side of CHADSTONE CENTRE. The primary anchor department store, Melbourne-based Myer, takes centre stage. Photo from State Library of Victoria

15/10/1970...  Westgate bridge collapse, Melbourne

Westgate bridge disaster An aerial view of the fallen span, cracked down the middle.

Fridge Magnet vintage image of Skeleton riding a Bicycle macabre Halloween interest

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