Friday, May 25, 2012

River Torrens Historical Photographs

People arriving at the Elder Park Migrant HostelLooking south over the University bridge over the River TorrensLooking south-east over the River Torrens to AdelaideHenley on Torrens - water skiing eventHenley on Torrens - people watching the rowing on the riverSpectators at Henley on Torrens
Elder Park Migrant HostelLooking across the River Torrens to AdelaideBoat race on the River TorrensTorrens Lake showing rowboats and onlookersRiver Torrens showing soil erosion and rubbish piling up on riverbankRowing on the River Torrens
Crowds of people at Elder ParkRowing on the River TorrensPeople strolling on the banks of the River Torrens near the University bridgeAn early view of Popeye on the River TorrensRiver Torrens near the University bridgeRiver Torrens and the Adelaide City Bridge
Men in rowboats on the River TorrensRiver Torrens and Elder Park from the Adelaide Railway StationLooking across the Torrens towards the Adelaide Railway StationRiver Torrens, looking towards the City BridgeElder ParkThe floating Palais de Danse, moored at Elder Park on the Torrens Lake

River Torrens, a set by History SA on Flickr.

The River Torrens runs through the centre of Adelaide. It is dammed and now is primarily a recreational area.

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