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A train passes through flood waters under Chapel Street, South Yarra, in January 1907. The Imperial Hotel, seen on the left, is still in operation, on the corner of Palermo Street.

‘The Effect of Storm. Train passing through Flood Waters, South Yarra, Photographer: R. State Library of Victoria Image

Loggers at Walhalla Victoria 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia.George Fletcher built sawmill in Walhalla.1940's

Loggers working at Walhalla in Victoria Australia, George Fletcher built and operated the sawmill in Walhalla, Victoria. Photo shared by Museum Victoria, Australia.

this is a photo of the Furmston Tree, in Central Victoria. It was one of the world's largest gum trees, until it collapsed in the late 1990's. (Photo courtesy of State Library of Victoria.)

The Furmston Tree, Central Victoria. One of the world's largest gum trees, it collapsed in the late (Photo courtesy of State Library of Victoria.

Blades and brawn. Skilled axemen prepare to fell a giant gum tree with the power of the axe alone. Great skill was required on the part of the axemen balancing several metres above the ground. Felled trees were then cut into smaller sections with crosscut saws ready to be hauled away by bullock teams.

Blades and brawn. Skilled axemen prepare to fell a giant gum tree with the…

July 1970: Two young Melburnians play in the back streets of Richmond. The caption found on the back of this picture reads: "Where the young so often grow up without hope ... an inner-city back street that is home to many of Melbourne's poor - the widow, the unemployed, the unmarried mother and, often the derelict." - Melbourne's slums | City's slum heritage | Photo Galleries and News Photos | News Pictures and Photos | Herald Sun

July An inner city back street that was home to many of Melbourne's poor. The original caption written for this photograph defined the poor as widows, the unemployed, unmarried mothers and the derelict.

STEAM TRAIN

Steam locomotive railroad train tracks smoke headlight, Cumberland, West Virginia, by Matthew Malkiewicz on Fivehundredpx

Walhalla railway, about 1912 Museum Victoria, Australia

Postcard - NA-Class Steam Locomotive & Goods Train, Moe-Walhalla Railway, Victoria,

Gold mining, Walhalla, Victoria, 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia

Gold mining, Walhalla, Victoria, 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia

Aerial view of Walhalla train on a hillside track, 1906.Museum Victoria, Australia

Aerial view of Walhalla train on a hillside track, Victoria, Australia

Puffing Billy Train Ride : This century-old steam train continues to run on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges 40kms east of Melbourne.

Puffing Billy Train Ride : This century-old steam train continues to run on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges east of Melbourne.