Jump to content

Beach near Melbourne


geogphotos

Recommended Posts

Taken in 1956. The index sheet¬†¬†just says 'beach near Melbourne' so I suppose that this is it.¬†¬†But it could be another picture that maybe isn't with meūüôÉ

 

The rocks of that headland look distinctive.

 

Does it ring any bells? Thanks for looking.

 

I0000HQ2DefoZasg.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

 

 

Reef Hotel beachfront.   the Reef Hotel, built 1955, later became the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort. it was the first big hotel among many to take over the waterfront..

 

google map location https://goo.gl/maps/SrbJAYfHDAGLEu5L6 

 

Pan American Airlines Ad:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/kamaaina56/4311494555

4311494555_3b3a34b9d4.jpg

 

https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/archived/rarecollections/johnny-wade-hawaiian-paradise.jpg/5011324

 

5011324-1x1-700x700.jpg

 

 

...and how waikiki beach looked like in the 1955 when the 10 story hotel was built, nothing was surrounding it.

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/kamaaina56/13936490468

 

13936490468_199c46a464_z.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.