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Sydney. Always.

Sydney. Always.

To celebrate our 186-year heritage as Australia’s oldest premium publisher, we’ve selected evocative black & white imagery from The Sydney Morning Herald’s historic photographic archives to showcase the role our journalism has played in capturing Sydney’s growth into an iconic Australian city.

We’re committed to bringing you the same quality, independent journalism into the future with a continuous focus on enhancing your news experience.
Christmas Day at Bondi Beach, Sydney, 1944
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Christmas Day at Bondi Beach, Sydney, 1944
A surf lifesaving carnival is held at Bondi Beach, Sydney, 1935
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A surf lifesaving carnival is held at Bondi Beach,...
North Sydney Olympic Pool, 1961
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North Sydney Olympic Pool, 1961
A painter at work on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1962.
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A painter at work on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1962....
George Street West, Sydney, is widened to become known as The Broadway, 1937
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George Street West, Sydney, is widened to become known...
Commuters board the first electric passenger train from Central Station to Mount Victoria, NSW, 1958
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Commuters board the first electric passenger train...
A rainy day on Eddy Avenue, outside Central Station, Sydney, about 1930
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A rainy day on Eddy Avenue, outside Central Station,...
The Sydney Harbour Bridge as seen from West Circular Quay, 1932
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The Sydney Harbour Bridge as seen from West Circular...
Traffic comes to a standtsill on the Sydney Harbour Bridge during a tram strike, 1946
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Traffic comes to a standtsill on the Sydney Harbour...
Trams cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge, about 1932
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Trams cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge, about 1932
Crowds enjoy the warm weather at Manly Beach, Sydney, 1932
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Crowds enjoy the warm weather at Manly Beach, Sydney,...
Manly Beach Esplanade, Sydney, 1929
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Manly Beach Esplanade, Sydney, 1929
The cruise ship, Marconi, is docked at the Circular Quay, Sydney, 1963
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The cruise ship, Marconi, is docked at the Circular...
Christmas Eve shoppers on Pitt Street, Sydney, 1935
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Christmas Eve shoppers on Pitt Street, Sydney, 1935...
Stalls sell Christmas bush on Christmas Eve in Martin Place, Sydney, 1935
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Stalls sell Christmas bush on Christmas Eve in Martin...
A porter at work at Central Station in Sydney, 1950
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A porter at work at Central Station in Sydney, 1950...
Children play cricket in an alleyway in Redfern, Sydney, 1948
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Children play cricket in an alleyway in Redfern, Sydney,...
Crowds queue for the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, 1963
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Crowds queue for the third Test at the Sydney Cricket...
The Scooter Club farewells Keith Batten at Sydney Town Hall as sets off to tour Australia, 1952
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The Scooter Club farewells Keith Batten at Sydney Town...
Transport workers board a tram on Parramatta Road, Sydney, for a stop-work meeting, 1946
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Transport workers board a tram on Parramatta Road,...
Central Station in Sydney at night, 1955
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Central Station in Sydney at night, 1955
Sydney Harbour is shrouded in fog, 1959
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Sydney Harbour is shrouded in fog, 1959
Sydney Opera House Construction
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Sydney Opera House Construction
Workers remove tram tracks from Elizabeth Street, Sydney, 1961
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Workers remove tram tracks from Elizabeth Street, Sydney,...
View of the Great Synagogue and nearby buildings on Elizabeth Street, Sydney, about 1920
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View of the Great Synagogue and nearby buildings on...
O-class trams travel along Elizabeth Street, Sydney, about 1920
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O-class trams travel along Elizabeth Street, Sydney,...
Workmen erect a sign welcoming US President Lyndon B. Johnson to Sydney, 1967
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Workmen erect a sign welcoming US President Lyndon...
Traffic and pedestrians on on Pitt Street, Sydney, 1911
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Traffic and pedestrians on on Pitt Street, Sydney,...
Linesmen repair street lights on Pitt Street, Sydney, 1954
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Linesmen repair street lights on Pitt Street, Sydney,...
Lower Pitt Street, Sydney Harbour Bridge at a distance, Sydney, about 1932 [
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Lower Pitt Street, Sydney Harbour Bridge at a distance,...
The new Sydney Morning Herald Building on Hunter Street, Sydney, about 1930
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The new Sydney Morning Herald Building on Hunter Street,...
Children wait at Central Station, Sydney, for a train that will taken them to a Red Cross Camp, 1959
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Children wait at Central Station, Sydney, for a train...
A ticket seller at work at Town Hall Railway Station, Sydney, 1954
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A ticket seller at work at Town Hall Railway Station,...
Dignitaries watch the first electric train leave Wynyard Railway Station, Sydney, 1932
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Dignitaries watch the first electric train leave Wynyard...
A white cat walks atop a southern pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1957
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A white cat walks atop a southern pylon of the Sydney...
Pedestrians and traffic in Martin Place, Sydney, about 1911
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Pedestrians and traffic in Martin Place, Sydney, about...
Sydney Town Hall on George Street, Sydney, about 1931
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Sydney Town Hall on George Street, Sydney, about 1931...
The Plaza Hotel on George Street, Sydney, 1956
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The Plaza Hotel on George Street, Sydney, 1956
Workmen install indicator borads at Wynyard Railway Station, Sydney,1927
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Workmen install indicator borads at Wynyard Railway...
Commuters board the new express bus from Wynyard to Palm Beach, 1959
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Commuters board the new express bus from Wynyard to...
Shops line York Street near Wynyard Station, Sydney, 1953
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Shops line York Street near Wynyard Station, Sydney,...
Commuters queue for buses outside Wynyard Station, Sydney, during a bus dispute, 1959
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Commuters queue for buses outside Wynyard Station,...
A quiet day on York Street, Sydney, during a bus strike, 1959
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A quiet day on York Street, Sydney, during a bus strike,...
Kings Cross, Sydney, at night, 1966
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Kings Cross, Sydney, at night, 1966
Pilots in the Sydney to Moree Air Race prepare to depart from the Mascot Aerodrome, 1938
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Pilots in the Sydney to Moree Air Race prepare to depart...
Two ladies walk along the Bondi Beach promenade, 1929
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Two ladies walk along the Bondi Beach promenade, 1929...
New ferry wharf at Manly, Sydney, 1940
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New ferry wharf at Manly, Sydney, 1940
Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Imperial Hotel at Milsons Point, Sydney, about 1931
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Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Imperial Hotel at Milsons...
Parents watch their children compete at North Sydney Olympic Pool from the Sydney Harbour Bridge,1961
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Parents watch their children compete at North Sydney...
Sydney Harbour Bridge under construction, 1930
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Sydney Harbour Bridge under construction, 1930
Wet weather in Sydney, 1957
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Wet weather in Sydney, 1957
Traffic congestion on Pitt Street, 1949
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Traffic congestion on Pitt Street, 1949
Construction of the Western Distributor motorway as seen from Ultimo, Sydney, 1981
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Construction of the Western Distributor motorway as...
A stainless-steel double-decker train prepares to leave Martin Place on a test-run of the new Eastern Suburbs line, 1977
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A stainless-steel double-decker train prepares to leave...
Toll collectors on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1939
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Toll collectors on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1939
Toll collectors work in the rain on the Sydney Harbour Bridge,1933
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Toll collectors work in the rain on the Sydney Harbour...
Traffic on Pitt Street, Sydney, 1954
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Traffic on Pitt Street, Sydney, 1954
The AMP Building is under construction at Circular Quay, Sydney, 1961
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The AMP Building is under construction at Circular...
A boy watches construction in progress at Circular Quay, Sydney, 1939
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A boy watches construction in progress at Circular...
Construction is underway at Circular Quay, Sydney, 1939
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Construction is underway at Circular Quay, Sydney,...
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