00337 (419) 12-04-1971 Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramways Board W2 class tram 594 on Route 5 City on reserved track at St. Kilda Road and Queens Way Junction, St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
ID No 00337 (419) photographed by John Ward on the date of 1971-04-12 using a 35mm camera producing a colour positive in slide format and then scanned and digitized. Photo taken on 12 April, 1971 Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramways Board W2 class tram 594 on Route 5 City on reserved track at St. Kilda Road and Queens Way Junction, St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
What to Do in Melbourne - insider tips from a local
Needing advice on what to do in Melbourne? We've got the insider travel tips from Melbourne, Australia from a local. Don't miss these highlights.
The 'flood', Elizabeth Street | Ergo
Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, flooding at 6pm, 8 December 1862. Elizabeth St was actually the site of a small creek flowing in to the Yarra at the time of Melbourne's founding, and has flooded several times in the intervening 175 years. Created circa 1908. Black and white printed postcard.
Melbourne history in colour
Lets do one for Melbourne. Sadly, some dates are inaccurate especially ones from the NLA stating most of their shots from 1945 :bash: ICI House...
Beside the Yarra
The corner of Swanston and Bourke is one of Melbourne's busiest intersections, where the mall meets the main drag. And while the main buildings that ring this corner haven't changed for decades, there is one wonderful feature that is missing from the present day location: Foy's Rooftop Fun Park. Foy's was a department store, along the lines of Myer and David Jones. Started in the 1870's as a Collingwood drapery by Mark Foy, the business expanded in the 1880's; The Foy family went into…
Albert Ernest Clifford "Cliff" Young (1922 – 2003) was an Australian potato farmer who against all odds won the Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon (875 kilometres/544 miles) win at 61 years of age. By denying himself sleep and running while the others slept, he slowly gained on them and eventually won by a large margin, a real life "tortoise and hare" feat!
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