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I used to LOVE going to the drive-in!! When I was little, we would go in our pjs with popcorn popped from home, blankets and pillows and sometimes something sweet. We would lay on the hood of the car with our pillows on the windshield. Those were the days!!

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Red rattler, very old Melbourne Trains ~ One of a few train holding yards around the City. Melbourne history in colour - #Australia. Circa late 1970's

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...

Bikkies we loved as kids in Australia (1980's).

Bikkies we loved as kids in Australia (1980's).

An Australian Music Show. Thankyou Molly Meldrum.

An Australian Music Show. Thankyou Molly Meldrum.

Aerial view of the MCG, 1931

City of Melbourne on Twitter

“Heading to the @MCG this weekend, this is an aerial view from 1931, just a few changes.”

History - Luna Park Melbourne

Luna Park History | St Kilda | Theme Park Melbourne

History - Luna Park Melbourne

Fruit sellers on Princes Bridge, 1920s. SLV

Forum topic: Historic photo of the day

Follow the discussion in the City Photos, Videos, Architecture & Urban Planning forum (Melbourne Metropolitan & Regional Victoria discussion) on Urban.

Royal Mail Hotel at the corner of Bourke and Swanston Streets,Melbourne in Victoria (year unknown).

Royal Mail Hotel at the corner of Bourke and Swanston Streets,Melbourne in Victoria (year unknown).

The Cromwell Buildings were a six storied brick building on the corner of Elizabeth and Bourke Streets, built in the early 1890s, and was home to the Melbourne School of Art and Nettleberg's Furriers. The building was sold to the Bank of Australasia in 1946 and demolished in the 1970s. It was replaced with an office block, which then gave way to a shopping centre

New app allows users to see Melbourne's city streets in the 1800s

Over 300 photographs have been digitised by the State Library of Victoria for the Street History: Hoddle's Grid app which uses your location to show nearby buildings, street views and aerial photographs from as early as 1840.

Victoria, Australia 1960s: Show bags the Royal shows. There was NOTHING like the Royal Shows! 1962: Children on a pony at the Royal Melbourne Show. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library ...

Melbourne in the Swinging Sixties

IT is 1961 and king of television Graham Kennedy is celebrating the 1000th episode of In Melbourne Tonight.

West Melbourne. The front view of a “Dudley Mansion

Slums of Melbourne

As far back as the 1850s, slums existed in inner city Melbourne. In the 1930s, Frederick Barnett began taking photos of the slums, using them in a push for social reform.

Phar Lap crossing the finishing line during the Melbourne Cup in 1930.

Phar Lap crossing the finishing line during the Melbourne Cup in 1930.