32 Fascinating Photos Capture Street Scenes of South Australia Around 1900

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South Australia is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi), it is the fourth-largest of Australia’s states and territories by area, and fifth largest by population.

South Australia shares borders with all of the other mainland states, and with the Northern Territory; it is bordered to the west by Western Australia, to the north by the Northern Territory, to the north-east by Queensland, to the east by New South Wales, to the south-east by Victoria, and to the south by the Great Australian Bight.

Although its history is marked by economic hardship, South Australia has remained politically innovative and culturally vibrant. Today, it is known for its fine wine and numerous cultural festivals. The state’s economy is dominated by the agricultural, manufacturing and mining industries.

Here below is a set of fascinating photos that show street scenes of South Australia around 1900.

Adelaide. King William Street, looking north from Victoria Square, 1907

Adelaide Royal Mail coach, circa 1900

Adelaide to Mannum bus, 1909

Adelaide. Currie Street, 1907

Adelaide. Freeling to Adelaide coach, 1909

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