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Mind Your Shoes:

George St, about 1901 – one gentleman scrambles to catch a tram, another steps up to reach the kerb.

The lovely ladies on the right are high and dry on the stone slab pavement, and not far behind them a man sports a boater hat, perfect for a fine day in the city.

Note the gas streetlamp – supplied from AGL’s big works at what is now Barangaroo – and the ornate cast-iron poles supporting the tram wires, fed with electricity from Ultimo Power Station.

In the middle distance is the GPO and its street-level clock, and beyond that the huge central dome of the QVB.

(photo from NSW State Library)

George Street Syndney N.S.W. Australia
1916
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