Something special to experience in Melbourne is a trip on Puffing Billy, a century-old steam train still running on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the scenic Dandenong Ranges

Australia Travel Inspiration - Something special to experience in Melbourne is a trip on Puffing Billy, a century-old steam train still running on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the scenic Dandenong Ranges

The Astor Theatre, St Kilda. Spent many a happy night here, eating choc tops (best in Melbourne) and watching classic films on a giant screen

Two Melbourne icons - a rumbly class W tram and the elegant art deco cinema palace the Astor Theatre - Chapel St, south of Princes Hwy.

The Argus building, corner La Trobe and Elizabeth Streets, 1950s. Still there today, but unoccupied and in danger of "demolition by neglect". From Trams and Streetscapes, Metropolitan Melbourne 1950s-1960s

The Argus building, corner La Trobe and Elizabeth Streets, Still there today, but unoccupied and in danger of "demolition by neglect". From Trams and Streetscapes, Metropolitan Melbourne

Tram at Balmain wharf heading for Rozelle. Date 1950

Darling street Balmain (old photo) One of the biggest mistakes Sydney Town Planners ever was to do away with the city & suburbs tram network ! Now Traffic is one the biggest problems Sydney has !

Sunbury Music Festival Victoria Australia 1974 Photographer Philip Morris

Sunbury Music Festival Victoria Australia 1974 Photographer Philip Morris (you will never see naked or half-naked people at any concerts these days, hey? I have my theories, nothing good.what HAPPENED?

This tourism poster was promoted by the Victorian Railways and the  Daylesford and Hepburn Springs Tourist Bureau in 1936

This tourism poster was promoted by the Victorian Railways and the Daylesford and Hepburn Springs Tourist Bureau in 1936

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