School & shop, Beaconsfield

Opposite the Grubb Shaft Gold Museum (now Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre) there's a small complex of recreated buildings with miner's cottage, school & shop. The school came from nearby Flowery Gully. I can't remember the origin of the others. The shop is small front building in the above photo. The single-room school is at...

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Miner’s Cottage, Beaconsfield

Opposite the Grubb Shaft Gold Museum (now Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre) there's a small complex of recreated buildings with miner's cottage, school & shop. The school came from nearby Flower Gully. I can't remember the origin of the others. The cottage consists of a single living room at the front (left to right when...

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Press Gallery, Old Parliament House Canberra, including bathroom

More information on Room 89:  Museum of Australian Democracy   Teleprinter room, constructed in the early 1970s (that's what the sign on the "gate" says). Teleprinter room. Teleprinter room. Interview room (used 1983-88 by ABC radio news & current affairs journalists, says a nearby panel). Interview room Interview room Interview room Wall covering, for sound...

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Stock yards, Chicago

On the back: Union Stock Yards, Chicago.--Showing some of the pens which hold the many thousands of cattle which arrive daily, and are sliaghtered and shipped to every point of the globe. Two of the largest packing houses in the wolrd in the background. No date, but maybe c.1910 based on card. Larger version:

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Unloading bananas, New Orleans

Unloading Bananas New Orleans, LA. On the back: "At New Orleans, the world's greatest banana port, more than 700 ships arrive each year loaded, each with 25,000 to 50,000 bunches of this popular fruit. At the banana wharves the individual bunch is carried from the hold of the ship to the door of the refrigerator...

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