A wall of water running down Elizabeth Street, 1972. Photo: Neville Bowler

A wall of water running down Elizabeth Street, City, Melbourne Australia Photo: Neville Bowler

A pedestrian is stranded on a bench as water roars down Elizabeth Street during floods, 1972. Photo: Neville Bowler

A pedestrian is stranded on a bench as water roars down Elizabeth Street Sydney during floods, Photo: Neville Bowler

The original punt on the Yarra that gave Punt Road its name. Looking southeast to South Yarra, the rise of the road is unmistakable.

Melbourne & the Yarra RiverTwickenham Ferry, Twickenham Crescent, Burnley, close to where the Mac Robertson Bridge is now. This service was between Burnley and Toorak. Notice the cable across the river to grab and pull boats

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

The Yarra River in flood, 1863. Flinders Street is in the foreground, marked by the corner of a building, probably the Yarra Yarra Hotel

The Yarra River, Melbourne in flood, The Yarra Yarra Hotel, bottom R shows where Flinders St SHOULD be .

This photograph was taken at the Yarra River, Melbourne, Australia around Studley Park, circa 1913.People would come from places like Brunswick by train and get off at Victoria Park station to walk by the Yarra. Photographer, Stanley Fletcher,. Brunswick. Syd Brearley was a saddler from near Noorat, and he and Mab may have come to Brunswick to visit the family for a holiday. They are wearing their holiday clothes. #stageaustralia #victoria #melbourne #history

Digital Photograph - Man, Woman & Dog Sitting on Banks of Yarra River, Studley Park, circa 1913

:Ludwig Becker - Melbourne from across the Yarra, 1854. tempera & watercolour on gesso on cardboard.

:Ludwig Becker - Melbourne from across the Yarra, tempera & watercolour on gesso on cardboard.


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