Tram

Larger version. Restored tram, belonging to Hobart City Council. First paragraph: TRAM NO. 39 Built in 1917 as a two-man tram. No. 39 was originally operated by both a driver and a conductor. In 1926 it was converted to a one-man tram on which the driver was also required to collect the fares. After about...

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Banking Room, New Orleans

Description on back: The Main Banking Room of the Hibernia Bank & Trust Company is finished in Tavernelle marble and American walnut and covers an area of one-half acre. The thirty-four cages and three entrances are of appropriately decorated bronze. The subdued gold of the ceiling adds the necessary warmth to the color scheme.: 1920s...

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Casino, Portland

Red Room Riverton Casino Greetings from Portland, Maine 1904-1907 Larger version The writing on the card is the message written by the sender. Eary postcards only allowed the address to be written on the back. This changed in the US in 1907. The publisher of the card (Hugh G. Leighton) was apparently only in operation...

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Charlie Napier Hotel, Sovereign Hill

This is one of two hotels in the main street of Sovereign Hill (open air museum & replica gold fields town). The other one, with less photos, is across the road. Picture of original hotel. Door to the right leads into the bar. Two rooms off to the side. I presume they are parlours (one...

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Empire Hotel, Queenstown.

Larger image Empire Hotel, front staircase and back halls. Mostly taken at night or in areas with no windows so lighting is bad. Mirror on the landing. Back entrance.

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Powder Magazine, Beechworth

Larger image "Built in 1860 to store the gunpowder used in goldmining, the powder magazine was designed to minimise the risk of exploding. Only copper fittings were used, an elaborate lightning rod was fitted and people entering had to wear special shoes. Should an explosion have occurred, the design of the build would direct the...

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Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart

This series of photos is from an "1830s merchant’s house" in Hobart. There is more information here, including a site plan and a visitor's guide (PDF) with a description of each of the rooms. I have broken my photos up by room/part of the house, and linked them below. 1 Entrance Hall 2 Drawing Room 3...

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