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Black and white photo of the breaking up Grenfell Street Adelaide, preparatory to putting down the rails - conversion of horse trams to electric traction - 1908 Australian People, Adelaide South Australia, Australian Continent, Largest Countries, History Photos, Small Island, Historical Pictures, Heartland, Royce

Breaking up Grenfell Street, Adelaide - Preparing to Put Down the Rails - 1908

Black and white photo of the breaking up Grenfell Street Adelaide, preparatory to putting down the rails - conversion of horse trams to electric traction - 1908

Bushrangers provides information and images about the history of Australian bushrangers from 1805 to Brisbane Queensland, Queensland Australia, Australia Day, Australia Travel, Australian Bush, Australian People, Black Soil, Largest Countries, Historical Pictures

Lunch in the bush

Lunch in the bush, near Warwick, Queensland, ca.1893. A man and woman stopping for a meal and a billy of tea. The horses have been unhitched from the double buggy. The double buggy was advertised as 'a must for squatters' as it was admirably adapted to travelling over huge logs and rutted ground. Travel in Australia during the late 1800s would have been very difficult. RESOURCE: John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.

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Centenary of WWI: 1918

This stamp issue paints an evocative picture of the last year of the Great War.

Take a tour of Faraway Downs, the Queenslander home in the Movie, Australia, starring Nicole Kidman & Hugh Jackman. Australia Movie, Western Australia, Queenslander House, Western Homes, Australian Homes, Great Films, Nicole Kidman, Classic House, Facade

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Take a tour of Faraway Downs, the Queenslander home in the Movie, Australia, starring Nicole Kidman & Hugh Jackman.

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. Old Images, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Sydney Australia, Western Australia, Historical Photos, Wonders Of The World, Street View

Remarkable images of 19th century Australia reveal a lost world

Newly digitised images of some of the first photographs ever taken in Australia highlight how the country has transformed from colony to nation over the past 140 years.

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Pitt Street at Bridge

This is the most extraordinary photo of Sydney I've ever seen. Though there are many contemporary watercolours of it, this is the only a...

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Brisbane Trams - History in Pictures

"...the adoption of this system of street traffic marks a new era in our history... If the tram system in Brisbane accomplishes no other end it will prove that Queensland…

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The Cameleers Role in Shaping Australia | Australian Traveller

Recruited from the Middle East and India for their hardiness, camels were the backbone of support behind some of this country’s most ambitious infrastructure projects, writes Jessica Zavolokin.

Bill The Bastard Like all horses of the light horse brigade, Bill the Bastard was a breed of horse known as a Waler. Major Michael Shanahan’s mount, he was well known for bucking when being asked to gallop. Yet, during World War I, when the major. All The Pretty Horses, Beautiful Horses, Horse Story, Anzac Day, Military Photos, World War One, The Incredibles, War Horses, Vintage

In memory of our war heroes - Horse Riding Holidays and Safaris

With ANZAC Day today, April 25, I wanted to dedicate a post to two true blue Australian War Horse heroes from WWI. Staggeringly, in the First World War, 136,000 horses were sent overseas for use by Australian, British and Indian forces. To me, that number of horses is absolutely inconceivable. Tragically, only ONE horse from […]

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Sydney, Australia, becomes a city - Twisted History | Limelight Tours

On this day …….. 10th of July 1852 The city of Sydney is Australia’s largest city, though it is not the country’s Capital city. Originally known as Sydney Town, it was established in 1788 at Sydney Cove by Captain Arthur Phillip, who led the First Fleet from Britain. He named it after the British Home […]