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||Portion of Ground at
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Test Match, New Years Day, 1925 Maurice Tate bowling
to Collins, Captain of Australian Eleven. First ball of first over.
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||Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
1926. The building on the left is the old General Post Office and the clock
seen on the right of the centre is that over Flinders Street Railway Station.
Beneath the clock is seen one of the slogans now possessing world wide
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||An aerial view of the
Flinders Street Railway yards, Melbourne 1936. On the left are seen Flinders
Street, Flinders Lane and Collins Street. In the centre of the picture is seen
Flinders Street Railway Station, the busiest passenger station in the world.
The bridge crossing the Yarra is Queen's Bridge.
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||Portion of Flinders Street
Railway Yard, Melbourne 1936. On the left are the tracks to St. Kilda and Port
Melbourne. On the right are the tracks to the northern suburbs, while in the
centre is the River Yarra swing basin at which point Interstate and
Inter-colonial boats turn around
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||Flinders Street Railway
Station, Melbourne 1926. The world's busiest passenger station. Over 290,000
passengers and 200 electric trains are handled at this station daily.
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||Collins Street, one of
Melbourne's busiest thoroughfares, 1926.
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||Queen Street, Melbourne,
1926. One of Melbourne's wide crossing streets. Note parking area in centre of
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||St. Kilda Road. Melbourne's
southern gateway 1926. St Kilda Road is considered to be one of the world's
best public highways. Along the centre is a two chain roadway for slowly moving
vehicles and trams. On either side is a motor track and on the extreme sides
are footways and plantations.
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||Bourke Street, Melbourne
1926. In the centre is seen the clock tower of the old General Post Office; on
the right is seen portion of Myers Drapery Emporium, Melbourne's largest retail
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Offices, Spencer Street, Melbourne 1926. Over 1,200 persons are employed in the
building which contains approx. 300 rooms.
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||Federal Parliament House,
Melbourne, 1926. Until Canberra, the new Federal Capital is completed this
building houses the Commonwealth Parliament. The architecture of this building
is symbolic of the old Roman and Gothic style.
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||River Yarra, Melbourne, from
the Botanical Gardens 1926. On the right of the centre of the picture is seen
Jolimont Railway sub-station and Repair Shops where light repairs and overhaul
work are done.
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||Henley on the Yarra,
Melbourne. Australia's premier watering carnival 1926. Over 100,000 people
throng the banks on carnival days.
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||Buckland Valley, Mount
Buffalo, Vic, 1926. Australia's premier mountain holiday resort. Altitude 5,645
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||Murray River, Corryong, 1926.
This is near the source of the Murray River. The snow-capped Alps are seen in
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||Australian Jackasses, 1926.
The voice of this bird is often heard in Australia.
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||A koala or native bear, 1926.
This bear is found in the primitive state in the southern portion of