Beechworth Gaol

Operated as a gaol from 1860s to about 1920, and then various related purposes until 2004. There's more history on the Wikipedia page and there's a website for the redevelopment project. I've had to split this over multiple posts, but there's a link at the end of each post that goes to the next one...

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Royal Mint

"Cutting Room, The Royal Mint." A series of postcards of the Royal Mint. Undated. (However, a card from a different series showing one of the same images is postmarked 1939. See bottom of post.) "The Royal Mint.  Press Room." "The Medal Presses. The Royal Mint." "Annealing Furnaces. The Royal Mint. Horizontal." This and the next image...

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RMS Aquitania

"Tourist Smoking Room" Series of postcards of "Cunard White Star R.M.S. 'Aquitania'". Cards are undated by the company name "Cunard White Star" was in use from 1934-1949. They are most likely pre-World War II, as the ship was put to other uses after the start of the war, so 1930-39 seems a likely date. (More...

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George Town Watch House

George Town Watch House, built 1840s.  (Better photo of front.) Numbers are a guide to the location/direction of the corresponding mimages (the number are to the right of the thumb nails). Room marked as "watch house" on the plan is now the entry & gift shop. The two rooms on the right have been combined...

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Union Station, Washington, D.C.

"Union Station Waiting Room, Washington, D.C." c.1920 Larger image. "Train Concourse, Union Station, Washington, D.C." c.1910 (postmarked 1912) (click for larger version) Text on back: The Train Concourse of the Union Railway Station at Washington, D.C. is 760 feed in length. There is standing room for 50,000 people within its vast area. At one end...

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