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Historical and old photos of Newcastle, New South Wales

 

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Historical and old photos of Newcastle, New South Wales

A small historical reference

Geography: The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas. It is the hub of the Greater Newcastle area which includes most parts of the local government areas of City of Newcastle, City of Lake Macquarie, City of Cessnock, City of Maitland and Port Stephens Council.

Located 162 kilometres (101 mi) north-northeast of Sydney, at the mouth of the Hunter River, it is the predominant city within the Hunter Region. Famous for its coal, Newcastle is the largest coal exporting harbour in the world. Wiki

Date of foundation: 1804

History:

Population: 322 278

Sights:

Newcastle. Centennial Hotel, Scott Street, 1910
Centennial Hotel, Scott Street, 1910
Newcastle. Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, 1940s
Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, 1940s
Newcastle. Civic Park with City Hall and Administration Centre
Civic Park with City Hall and Administration Centre
Newcastle. Coal shipment at harbour
Coal shipment at harbour
Newcastle. Coke ovens by-products plant, BHP Co's steel works
Coke ovens by-products plant, BHP Co's steel works
Newcastle. Customs House, Wharf Road, 1900
Customs House, Wharf Road, 1900
Newcastle. Former Newcastle Council Chambers
Former Newcastle Council Chambers
Newcastle. Hospital, 1912
Hospital, 1912
Newcastle. Hunter Street, near current Lockup Museum and Post Office, circa 1880s
Hunter Street, near current Lockup Museum and Post Office, circa 1880s
Newcastle. Neath Hotel
Neath Hotel
Newcastle. Old Municipal Building, Hunter Street, 28 April 1891
Old Municipal Building, Hunter Street, 28 April 1891
Newcastle. On the Beach
On the Beach
Newcastle. Overlooking Harbour
Overlooking Harbour
Newcastle. Overlooking Newcaste
Overlooking Newcaste
Newcastle. Overlooking Newcaste
Overlooking Newcaste
Newcastle. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Newcastle. Post Office, 1929
Post Office, 1929
Newcastle. Power Station on Zaara Street and Railway Yard
Power Station on Zaara Street and Railway Yard
Newcastle. Railway Station, view from Customs House, 1968
Railway Station, view from Customs House, 1968
Newcastle. Royal Hospital
Royal Hospital
Newcastle. 'Stockton Waterfront', Boat Rowers Hotel and newsagency, early 1900s
'Stockton Waterfront', Boat Rowers Hotel and newsagency, early 1900s
Newcastle. Town Hall
Town Hall
Newcastle. Tram halts outside the AMP building at the eastern end of Hunter Street, 1947
Tram halts outside the AMP building at the eastern end of Hunter Street, 1947
Newcastle. Tram on streets Newcastle, 1895
Tram on streets Newcastle, 1895




Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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