Harbour west from Millers Point 1798. J. Heath, By water to Parramatta, with a distant view of the western mountains, taken from the Windmill-hill at Sydney.

Foot

Not only did generations of Aboriginal people traverse this peninsula on their (bare) feet: so did most of the new population. Pyrmont’s early industries employed large numbers for long hours, and rather little pay. Commuting was not an option: until 1900 there was no public transport and the Pyrmont bridge charged a toll on pedestrians,…

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Tindall, CSR 1906-08

Ships

Not only did generations of Aboriginal people traverse this peninsula on their (bare) feet: so did most of the new population. Pyrmont’s early industries employed large numbers for long hours, and rather little pay. Commuting was not an option: until 1900 there was no public transport and the Pyrmont bridge charged a toll on pedestrians,…

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Horses at Saunders’ quarry 1883

Horses

Not only did generations of Aboriginal people traverse this peninsula on their (bare) feet: so did most of the new population. Pyrmont’s early industries employed large numbers for long hours, and rather little pay. Commuting was not an option: until 1900 there was no public transport and the Pyrmont bridge charged a toll on pedestrians,…

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Railway yard showing Darling Harbour.

Trains

Not only did generations of Aboriginal people traverse this peninsula on their (bare) feet: so did most of the new population. Pyrmont’s early industries employed large numbers for long hours, and rather little pay. Commuting was not an option: until 1900 there was no public transport and the Pyrmont bridge charged a toll on pedestrians,…

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Tram in Harris Street 1950s

Trams

Not only did generations of Aboriginal people traverse this peninsula on their (bare) feet: so did most of the new population. Pyrmont’s early industries employed large numbers for long hours, and rather little pay. Commuting was not an option: until 1900 there was no public transport and the Pyrmont bridge charged a toll on pedestrians,…

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Trucks

Not only did generations of Aboriginal people traverse this peninsula on their (bare) feet: so did most of the new population. Pyrmont’s early industries employed large numbers for long hours, and rather little pay. Commuting was not an option: until 1900 there was no public transport and the Pyrmont bridge charged a toll on pedestrians,…

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Cars, 1940s, Miller and Bank Streets

Cars

Not only did generations of Aboriginal people traverse this peninsula on their (bare) feet: so did most of the new population. Pyrmont’s early industries employed large numbers for long hours, and rather little pay. Commuting was not an option: until 1900 there was no public transport and the Pyrmont bridge charged a toll on pedestrians,…

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