J. Heath, By water to Parramatta, with a distant view of the western mountains, taken from the Windmill-hill at Sydney

1788

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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Saxton’s steam saw mills,  Illustrated Sydney News, 25 July 1889, p15

Timber

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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The Brothers

Shipbuilding and Metalworking

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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John Thompson, View from Sydney of the Haunted Mill in Cockle Bay 1832, in Sketches in New South Wales and Tasmania, 1827-1832.

Agriculture

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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View of the seat of Ultimo, near Sydney, in New South Wales

Animal Husbandry

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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H.Grant Lloyd, 1863, Slaughter houses Glebe Island

Abattoirs and Wool stores

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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Perier, A. J., Queen Victoria Market viewed from Town Hall at the time of the Market’s opening.

Quarrying

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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Horse teams going up and down Jones Street 1920s

Haulage

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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Tindall, CSR 1906-08

Refining

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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Distillery vats on Jones Street 1961

Distilling

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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Cane-Ite factory

Caneite

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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Interior of powerhouse – Pyrmont, NSW 1900

Power

The other landmarks with which the peninsula was identified were power stations. Ultimo Power House was built in 1899, to power the city’s trams (trams began to serve Pyrmont Point in 1901) and the second Pyrmont Bridge (built in 1902). In 1904 the Sydney Electric Lighting Station at Pyrmont began generating electricity for street lights.

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