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A floating pontoon in the Manly Harbour Pool

A floating pontoon in the Manly Harbour pool in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney (year unknown).

The Red Cow inn, Penrith, NSW 1880. by John Sharkey, The First Official Government Photographer 1869 - 1896 Australia

The Red Cow inn, Penrith, NSW by John Sharkey, The First Official Government Photographer 1869 - 1896 Australia(its still there. Westfield built up all around it)

Shopping at Seven Hills in western Sydney in the 1900. Photo shared by Elders Real Estate. v@e

Beaufoy Merlin Short Street, Hill End 1872 Wet plate glass negative, on 18504 . Hill End in 1872 was a gold town at its peak. According to the Empire 7 June “The streets were thronged by a motley crowd.

Train awaits at Castle Hill Station in 1930 (North Western suburb of Sydney).Sadly the station is now defunct.A♥W

Train awaits at Castle Hill Station in 1930 (North Western suburb of Sydney).Sadly the station is now defunct.

State Records NSW - Blacktown Railway Station Platform 1-1954. The Richmond branch line is to the right.

State Records NSW - Blacktown Railway Station Platform The Richmond branch line is to the right.

Convict Uprising at Castle Hill 1804 watercolour unknown artist

Watercolour and explanation of the 1804 Castle Hill rising, from Objects through Time, an online exhibition by Migration Heritage at www.

'holey dollar and 'dump - these coins were used in Australia from about 1813 to about 1822. Due to a shortage of coins in the new colonies, Governor Macquarie ordered £10,000 in Spanish dollars to have their centers punched out and then circulated as two coins - the outside 'washer' shaped coin, known as a 'holey dollar' and the plug punched from its center as another coin known as a 'dump'. Of the 40,000 coins in circulation all but about 350 'Holey Dollars' and about 1500 'Dumps' remain.

A holey dollar dating from the time of Governor Lachlan Macquarie has been stolen from the New South Whales State Library.

Bennelong Point featuring tram, tracks and overhead cables at Fort Macquarie tram shed - 1953<<<>>>2016 - Your Sydney Opera House and forecourt, visitors welcome. [City of Sydney archives > Kevin Sundgren. By Kevin Sundgren]

Bennelong Point featuring tram, tracks and overhead cables at Fort Macquarie tram shed - - Your Sydney Opera House and forecourt, visitors welcome. [City of Sydney archives > Kevin Sundgren. By Kevin Sundgren]