This is Captain John Ross and he was the captain of the last convict ship that came to Australia. The ship was the Hashemy.

This is Captain John Ross and he was the captain of the last convict ship that came to Australia. The ship was the Hashemy.

ANZAC Day March in Sydney 1916.... the first, with some of the first survivors just  starting to trickle back home

ANZAC Day March in Sydney 1916.... the first, with some of the first survivors just starting to trickle back home

The Black & White 4d Milk Bar in Martin Place was Sydney's first milk bar. It was opened by Greek Immigrant Joachim Tavlaridis in November 1932

The Black & White 4d Milk Bar in Martin Place was Sydney's first milk bar. It was opened by Greek Immigrant Joachim Tavlaridis in November 1932

South end on Manly Beach, showing the Shark Tower which was demolished in 1981. Manly surf pavilion and block of flats.  C 1939 By Frank Hurley National Library of Australia

South end on Manly Beach, showing the Shark Tower which was demolished in 1981. Manly surf pavilion and block of flats. C 1939 By Frank Hurley National Library of Australia

A brand new 5801 on display at Eveleigh Railway Workshops,surrounded by rail workshop staff who built it on 20 January 1950.Twenty five were planned but only 13 of the D58 class were built.Photo from Sydney Morning Herald Archives.A♥W

A brand new 5801 on display at Eveleigh Railway Workshops,surrounded by rail workshop staff who built it on 20 January 1950.Twenty five were planned but only 13 of the D58 class were built.Photo from Sydney Morning Herald Archives.A♥W

George St Haymarket Sydney 1903  http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/the-remarkable-history-of-sydney-in-pictures/story-e6freuzi-1226346215075

George St Haymarket Sydney 1903 http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/the-remarkable-history-of-sydney-in-pictures/story-e6freuzi-1226346215075

Inside the Garden Palace at the Sydney International Exhibition, 1879 [NRS 4481 SH1588]

Inside the Garden Palace at the Sydney International Exhibition, 1879 [NRS 4481 SH1588]

SYDNEY UNDER ATTACK!  On the night of 31 May 1942, three midget submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy entered the harbour intending to destroy Allied warships. One got tangled in the harbour boom net and, fearing capture, the submariners on board blew up the vessel. The other two passed through the boom gate, which had been opened to allow ferries to enter and exit.

SYDNEY UNDER ATTACK! On the night of 31 May 1942, three midget submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy entered the harbour intending to destroy Allied warships. One got tangled in the harbour boom net and, fearing capture, the submariners on board blew up the vessel. The other two passed through the boom gate, which had been opened to allow ferries to enter and exit.

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