Australia back in the day

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Every country has its own spooky tales to tell, with Australia no exception. We have put together a list of the best haunted places in Australia to visit. Most Haunted Places, Scary Places, Places To See, Creepy Things, Haunted Hotel, Real Haunted Houses, Ghost Hauntings, Ghost Tour, Strange History

The Best Haunted Places in Australia

What better time than Halloween to share some of the best spooky attractions in Australia. While personally, I tend to be a little reluctant these days to actually visit some of these places... at night

Captain Cook Hotel, The Rocks by State Records Captain Cook Hotel Miller's Point Sydney NSW Australia The clientele once included small-time and big -time crooks. The Rocks Sydney, Kent Street, Harbor City, Old Pub, Sydney City, Historical Images, Sydney Australia, Hotels And Resorts, Old Photos

Captain Cook Hotel, The Rocks

J. Boyce (Bootmaker & Storekeeper) next to Captain Cook Hotel on the corner of Kent Street and Miller's Road, The Rocks Dated: between 1887 and 1889 Digital ID: 4481_a026_000055 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Bathers at the Manly Swimming Baths, Brisbane, Queensland, 1936 Brisbane Queensland, Queensland Australia, Australia House, Back In The Day, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Salt And Water, Swimming Pools, History

Bathers at the Manly Swimming Baths, Brisbane, Queensland, 1936

Creator: Unidentified Location: Manly, Brisbane, Queensland Description: The swimming baths were filled by pumping salt water from a suitably high tide at least once a week. (Description supplied with photograph.) The picture shows swimmers using the diving tower and springboard in the centre of the pool. Long wooden benches are arranged along the pool's edge for seating. The first settler in the Manly area, Thomas Jones, built a mansion called Wyvernleigh. Wyvernleigh Plantation employed…

Femal conductor stands on the front of a tram smiling at the camera. Great Photos, Old Photos, Tramway, Light Rail, Oxford Street, Work Inspiration, Sydney Australia, The Good Old Days, Public Transport

Shooting Through: Sydney by Tram

Commonly known as toastracks, juggernauts, dreadnoughts and rattletraps, trams were a central part of Sydney life for close to 100 years. It was a fast and well-patronised public transport service. Indeed, the speedy Oxford Street route through Paddington was so popular that a colloquial term was coined: ‘Shooting through like a Bondi tram’.

Parramatta Station at the now Argyle Street side in Sydney Australia, Western Australia, Argyle Street, Historical Architecture, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Tasmania, Historical Photos, Places To Visit

Railway Station - Parramatta, c.1882

Parramatta Railway Station Dated: c.1882 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a0140001191 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Departures indicator boards and clocks, above entry barriers at Wynyard Railway Station Dated: 27 August 1948 www. Wynyard Station, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Sydney City, Ocean Photography, Vintage Photography, Photography Tips, Queensland Australia, Western Australia

Timeless photographs of Sydney's iconic Wynyard railway station

A timeless collection of black-and-white photographs dating back to the 1920s shows the immense construction effort behind Sydney's iconic Wynyard Station.

George St looking south from Goulburn Old Pictures, Old Photos, Holden Australia, Australian People, Australian Photography, Sydney City, London Bridge, The Good Old Days, East Coast

Sydney traffic, c.1960

George Street, Sydney Dated: c. 1960 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a0140001214 Series: NRS 17420 State Rail Authority Archives Photographic Reference Print Collection Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

50 Amazing Black and White Photographs That Document Australian Life From the and ~ vintage everyday

Property of Hells Angel #2 Kings Cross 1970-71

Property of Hell's Angel. By Rennie Ellis. Kings Cross, Australia, 1970.

German Club,Phillip Street,Sydney in from Dictionary of Sydney. Service Club, Historical Architecture, Sydney Australia, Beautiful Buildings, Back In The Day, Old Houses, Old World, Old Photos, Edwardian Era

German Club, Phillip Street, Sydney c1900-10

German Club,Phillip Street,Sydney in c1900-10.Photo from Dictionary of Sydney.A♥W

Argyle Street, The Rocks, (Photo: NSW Government Printing Office, September State Records NSW) Open Gallery Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Sydney Australia, Western Australia, The Rocks Sydney, Argyle Street, Australian Photography, Colonial Art

How plague almost demolished historic Sydney - Australian Geographic

Sydney's oldest district is steeped in history - but the story behind its evolution is as rocky as the streets.

Caption: New Zealand Hotel, 32 Sussex St, Sydney (NSW) Digital ID: Date: n. Format: Black and white photograph Size: cm New Zealand Hotels, The Rocks Sydney, Old Pub, Sydney City, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Historical Architecture, Sydney Australia, Historical Photos

New Zealand Hotel, 32 Sussex St, Sydney (NSW)

New Zealand Hotel, 32 Sussex St, Sydney (NSW)

Opening of bridge over Cooks River 17 December 1927 First Fleet, Botany Bay, Historic Architecture, Memorial Museum, Laundry Hacks, Historical Pictures, Sydney Australia, Sands, Back In The Day

Opening of bridge over Cooks River 17 December 1927

Opening of bridge over Cooks River 17 December 1927.

Brighton Baths,Sydney in Photo by Sydney Architecture. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Sydney Ferries, Bronte Beach, Beach Cabana, Sydney City, South Wales, Back In The Day

Brighton-le-Sands

Above: Brighton Baths in the 1930s. These "new" baths were opened in 1928 and were extremely popular. I loved going there in the early 1970s. In browsing the net, I came across these photos of the old Brighton-le-Sands swimming enclosure on Botany Bay. (National Library Collection: Picture Australia). That got me remembering that I used to go down there in the late 1960s / early 1970s. Used to love sliding down the suspended slippery dips into the water! There is still an enclosure there…

RRR Milk bar at Central Railway Station, Sydney, Australia on the 9 April v Terra Australis, Sydney City, Central Station, Historical Images, Sydney Australia, Old Photos, Melbourne, Old Things, Australian Icons

Central Station milk bar, 1946

Central Railway Station, Sydney - exterior of milk bar Dated: 09/04/1946 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a014000088 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Historic photo of Sydney's General post office (From the collections of the Powerhouse Museum of Sydney) General Post Office, Australian Photography, Sightseeing Bus, Sydney City, Central Business District, Historical Photos, Old Town, Old Photos, Tours

General Post Office, Sydney

Format: Glass plate negative. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/collection=The_Tyrrell_Photographic Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database Persistent URL: www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=31783 Acquisition credit line: Gift of…