THEN AND NOW

Australian Geographic - - Geo buzz -

Do you recog­nise this build­ing pic­tured in 1920 and 2012? It’s in a town founded in 1870 that, after the 1871 dis­cov­ery of gold, grew quickly into a bustling me­trop­o­lis. It be­came known by lo­cals at the time as ‘The World’, and was soon the sec­ond largest city in its state.

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