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Coogee Beach. Mixed-sex bathing was not allowed on New South Wales beaches until about 1910. Before then women were forced to negotiate portable bathing machines simply to enjoy a swim. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Large crowds cool off from the heat at Coogee beach, Coogee, Sydney. Picture: Cameron Richardson

On Saturday 26 December 1908, American boxerJack Johnson defeated the Canadian title-holder,Tommy Burns, for the heavyweight championshipof the world. The bout took place at the Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, before a crowd of 20,000 fans. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Commemorative plaque representing the historical site where Sydney Stadium stood from 24th August 1908 until 9th October 1970 at what is now the Weigall Sportsground in Rushcutters Bay in Sydney. Picture: John Fotiadis

Horse-drawn fire appliances outside the city fire station in Castlereagh Street. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Sydney Fire Station on Castlereagh St is undergoing renovations to the original building after completion of the new building next door. Firefighters going from the old building to the new L-R Bruce Rossiter, Brent Miller, John Calabretta, Ben Squiers and Brett Farmer. pic Toby Zerna 5/8/05 Picture: Toby Zerna

Sydney from Pyrmont. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

View of Sydney city skyline from Pyrmont Bridge. Pic Suzy Harrison.New South Wales (NSW) / Darling Harbour Travel

Watsons Bay Pier. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Watson’s Bay — Doyles reataurant on the wharf. Source: Google Streetview

Teamsters stop for «smoko». By the late 19th century roads were improving and horse teams were supplanting bullocks as the main mode of heavy haulage. Horses could travel much faster than a bullock team’s top speed of only three miles an hour (about 5km/h). Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Work continues on Federal Government-funded upgrading roadworks on the Bruce Highway near Caboolture, north of Brisbane. Picture: Lyndon Mechielsen

A view of heavy traffic on the Pyrmont Bridge, probably taken from the operable span’s control tower. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Changes in the Sydney CBD urban landscape. Pyrmont Bridge at Cockle Bay looking East toward the CBD. Picture: Adam Ward

The Queen Victoria Building, ca. 1905 Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Changes in the Sydney CBD urban landscape. The Queen Victoria Building Cnr. George and Market St. Picture: Adam Ward

Shearing board, Burrawang station. Burrawang began in 1836 as a squatters’ run and by 1866 it covered more than 2000sq.km between Forbes and Condobolin in central-western New South Wales. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Burrawang Station, a working farm, provides accommodation to visitors.

Central ERailway Station, ca. 1906. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Central Station today. Source: Google StreetView

Wolverine at anchor, seen from Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney Harbour, ca. 188-87. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

HSBC Merrill Lynch ad at OpenAir cinema, Mrs Macquaries Point, that is part of Sydney Festival. Pic Brad Newman.

Sydney Corn Exchange, corner of Sussex and Market streets. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era» by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Sussex and Market Streets as they are today. Source: Google StreetView

The Esplanade, Coogee, early 1900s. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Picture of south Coogee beach. Picture: Sam Ruttyn

The Marine Hotel, Clifton Gardens. It was destroyed by fire in 1956. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Clifton Gardens in Mosman, Sydney. Picture: Lindsay Moller

Darling Street Wharf, Balmain — workers install a «dummy» tramway, used to stop runaway trams. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

English tourists Chris and Darren Nolan, Floyd Duffy cool off at Darling street Wharf Park at Balmain, Sydney on New Years Eve day. Picture: John Fotiadis

Wool shipment at Circular Quay. Picture taken from «A Nation iWool shipment at Circular Quay. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011


Generic pics of Sydney Ferries entering and leaving Circular Quay today Picture: Ross Schultz

Sydney Town Hall. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Sydney Town Hall.New South Wales (NSW) / Buildings Travel Picture: Grant Turner

Horse Ferry at Bennelong Point. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney Harbour. Picture: Brad Hunter

Fighting the Anthony Hordern fire, 1901. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

660 George Street, site of the former Anthony Hordern Emporium. Picture: Google Street View

The Argyle Cut at The Rocks. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

The Argyle Cut today. Picture: Google Street View

A houseboat at Cowan Creek. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

Coast Guard base at Cottage Point, Cowan Creek, tributary of Hawkesbury River, Ku-ring-ai (Kuringai) Chase national park.New South Wales (NSW) / Suburb Picture: Michael Perini

The Fourth Test, England versus Australia, third day, 4 February 1895. Picture taken from «A Nation in the Making: Australia at the Dawn of the Modern Era»  by Alasdair McGregor. Published by Australian Geographic, November 21st 2011

A section of the crowd during day 3 of the second Australia v India test match at the SCG in Sydney. Picture: Sam Mooy

 
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