The ship pictured here was the clipper Hereward, sunk near Sydney Australia in 1898. The ship stayed intact for months and was almost saved, before a storm broke her up.

The ship pictured here was the clipper Hereward, sunk near Sydney Australia in 1898. The ship stayed intact for months and was almost saved, before a storm broke her up.

Thursday 5th May 1898 - The Hereward  runs aground on the shoreline of Maroubra Beach, Sydney, NSW, Australia.    -   http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/14132900

Thursday 5th May 1898 - The Hereward runs aground on the shoreline of Maroubra Beach, Sydney, NSW, Australia. - http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/14132900

Sydney beaches in history - The wreck of the Hereward caught in the breakers at Maroubra Beach in 1898 drew curious crowds. Parts of this magnificent ship lay concealed for many decades, a well-known hazard among local surfers.

Sydney beaches in history - The wreck of the Hereward caught in the breakers at Maroubra Beach in 1898 drew curious crowds. Parts of this magnificent ship lay concealed for many decades, a well-known hazard among local surfers.

Wreck of the Hereward off Maroubra. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

Wreck of the Hereward off Maroubra. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

The Hereward wreck

The Hereward wreck


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Swimming at Coogee Pier. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

Swimming at Coogee Pier. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

The late, the great, Municipality of Randwick Bookmobile :)

The late, the great, Municipality of Randwick Bookmobile :)

Coogee Beach Surf sheds. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

Coogee Beach Surf sheds. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

Shops at the bottom of Coogee Bay Road. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

Shops at the bottom of Coogee Bay Road. Courtesy of the Randwick District Historical Society and Randwick City Library

MOORE PARK - corner Anzac Parade and South Dowling Street 1881 (Randwick City Council)

MOORE PARK - corner Anzac Parade and South Dowling Street 1881 (Randwick City Council)

Tram Number 948 was built specifically to carry prisoners to and from court and was known as the Prison Tram (right). Built in Randwick training workshops in 1909,it was used for transferring inmates between Long Bay Penal Institution and Darlinghurst Court House.The specially fitted tramcar with six cells ran between 1909 and 1949.

Tram Number 948 was built specifically to carry prisoners to and from court and was known as the Prison Tram (right). Built in Randwick training workshops in 1909,it was used for transferring inmates between Long Bay Penal Institution and Darlinghurst Court House.The specially fitted tramcar with six cells ran between 1909 and 1949.

1960, Bronte Beach tram....rattling down the cutting....

1960, Bronte Beach tram....rattling down the cutting....

New school buses, 1921,, and ol coonhuntin partner of mine from Millersburg, Mo. said these old buses had removable wooden seats in them and whan they met their bus one mornib the driver had removed a seat and was haulin a pony to the salebarn with the students.. Sounds like a couple drivers i knew

New school buses, 1921,, and ol coonhuntin partner of mine from Millersburg, Mo. said these old buses had removable wooden seats in them and whan they met their bus one mornib the driver had removed a seat and was haulin a pony to the salebarn with the students.. Sounds like a couple drivers i knew

Bondi Pavilion and Bondi Beach looking north in 1939.

Bondi Pavilion and Bondi Beach looking north in 1939.

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