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Old March 28th, 2008, 04:27 AM   #1
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Photos and Discussions / Old Perth



Karri Log at KP




Entry to KP 1960's




Narrows bridge U/C late 50's?



Old Boans Morley where Galleria is now. Got burnt down in the 80's



Infill for freeway interchange taking shape. 1950's




Looking up Terrace near corner of Barrack 1960's


Next post coming with even older pics
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"For the first time in my life I can feel just a little of what Aboriginal Australians feel when they are confronted with the loss of their lands and the bully-boy approach of white Australians,” said City Gatekeepers’ convener Linley Lutton.
Definition of lands here is reference to reclaimed lands made by white colony settlers that is now being removed by present day white Australians. Go figure?

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Old March 28th, 2008, 04:35 AM   #2
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Really old Perth



Looking down the Trc 1863 from about where the Barracks arch is now.




Collegiate School in 1868, ten years after it's founding. This school has since moved and is now known as Hale School, also making it WA's oldest school. The building survives today as Cloisters Square on St Georges Terrace.




Early Swan Brewery




An old Canning bridge.




Looking down Trc corner of William. Bankwest Tower would be on left corner. Early 1900's?




View from KP late 1920's



View from KP 1940's




Opening of the Narrows Bridge on 13th November 1959. Kings Park is in the background.
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"For the first time in my life I can feel just a little of what Aboriginal Australians feel when they are confronted with the loss of their lands and the bully-boy approach of white Australians,” said City Gatekeepers’ convener Linley Lutton.
Definition of lands here is reference to reclaimed lands made by white colony settlers that is now being removed by present day white Australians. Go figure?

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Old March 28th, 2008, 04:38 AM   #3
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Old March 28th, 2008, 04:41 AM   #4
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Bugger. Will have to wait until I get home to fix it. Tried something different.


Can you see the one pic now? If so, I can fix rest when I get back from lunch
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"For the first time in my life I can feel just a little of what Aboriginal Australians feel when they are confronted with the loss of their lands and the bully-boy approach of white Australians,” said City Gatekeepers’ convener Linley Lutton.
Definition of lands here is reference to reclaimed lands made by white colony settlers that is now being removed by present day white Australians. Go figure?

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Old March 28th, 2008, 04:45 AM   #5
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Should put it in the city images thread
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Old March 28th, 2008, 04:48 AM   #6
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Yeah I thought about that but seeing that it's a unique theme, I thought maybe a new thread. Can you see 1st pic?
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"For the first time in my life I can feel just a little of what Aboriginal Australians feel when they are confronted with the loss of their lands and the bully-boy approach of white Australians,” said City Gatekeepers’ convener Linley Lutton.
Definition of lands here is reference to reclaimed lands made by white colony settlers that is now being removed by present day white Australians. Go figure?
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Old March 28th, 2008, 05:06 AM   #7
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No pix. Thread fails.
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Old March 28th, 2008, 05:06 AM   #8
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I can't see a thing. Only little red crosses of doom.
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Old March 28th, 2008, 05:07 AM   #9
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man this has got to be the most broken new thread ever started!
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Old March 28th, 2008, 05:14 AM   #10
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Just go here and you can see all the photos he is trying to link to
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Old March 28th, 2008, 06:32 AM   #11
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yeah, I got it now I think. Can you see the pics in the first post now.

I was trying to link from google images for the first time. Was hard to test due to the caching of the browser.
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Definition of lands here is reference to reclaimed lands made by white colony settlers that is now being removed by present day white Australians. Go figure?

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Pictures of old Perth make me sad. It's such a pity they filled in Mounts Bay, what the hell were those idiots thinking.
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I just realised the Narrows Bridge will be 50 years old next November. I wonder if anything special will mark the anniversary. Hopefully they announce some sort of improvement to mark the occasion.
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Old March 28th, 2008, 07:16 AM   #14
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Some one should do a then and now comparison of those pics.

Very nice
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this is the closest we can get to time travel. old pics are the best. if only colour and video had been invented earlier.

i often think how lucky people are who may live in 100 years that get to see historical things in full motion colour, like september 11, theyll get to see every detail.
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Holy McFuk! so much reclaiming!
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For better or worse I dn't know.
Great pics though guys. I love all these old pics of Perth.
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Old March 28th, 2008, 12:17 PM   #18
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Awesome pics, I love old pics of Perth. Look mainroads had the right idea in 1959! I didn't realise the roundabout entrance to the freeway on mounts bay road is an original.
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For better or worse I dn't know.
Great pics though guys. I love all these old pics of Perth.
worse. biggest city fuck of all time. makes me very upset / borderline angry.
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Old March 28th, 2008, 02:54 PM   #20
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They have been reclaiming for a long time


The river was much closer back then , The Esplanade actually was on the river bank originally
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