Melbourne, Australia, HISTORY Photos

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Loved the Orange trams in Melbourne in the 70's!

Loved the Orange trams in Melbourne in the

Melbourne CBD and south bank of the Yarra, 1950s (?)

Aerial featuring St Paul's new spires in the early T & G Building is nearly completed as well.

Birds eye map view of Melbourne circa 1900 including Bourke Street with Eastern Markets (which no longer exist).

Birds eye map view of Melbourne circa 1900 including Bourke Street with Eastern Markets (which no longer exist).

Elizabeth St,Melbourne looking north in 1900.

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, looking north from Flinders Street, Photograph from State Library Victoria.

Bourke Street Melbourne, Australia - looking west from Swanston Street, showing south side of the street c.1880 albumen silver photograph La Trobe Picture Collection - State Library of Victoria

Charles Nettleton Bourke Street Melbourne Charles Nettleton born England arrived Australia died 1902 Bourke Street Melbourne, looking west from Swanston Street, showing south side of the street albumen silver photograph

Hoddle Grid. Created by surveyor Robert Hoddle in 1837. The grid system upon which inner city Melbourne is based. Orientation is directly related to Yarra River to its south, and not in a North-South orientation as common in grids around the world.

Created by surveyor Robert Hoddle in The grid system upon which inner city Melbourne is based. Orientation is directly related to Yarra River to its south, and not in a North-South orientation as common in grids around the world.

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