Central Coast History

Photographs and Images

Marion McCabe (Britannia) driven by Mrs Esther Paul in the Australia Day Patriot Parade in Gosford, July 30 1915

Gosford City Library has a large and ever-growing collection of local history photographs, dating from the 1880s onwards.

You can see how much the district has changed through our photographic databases.

Gosford and District in Pictures

Thousands of historic photographs from the Local Studies Collection of Gosford City Library.  Search by locality, subject or theme. 
A great resource for students, local and family historians.

Gostalgia – Gosford Local History on Flickr

Gostalgia (feelings of nostalgia for the Gosford area) will be evoked in this fun and easy to use gallery of local photographs, memorabilia and other interesting and colourful stuff! Gostalgia is ideal for school project material.

Alfred ​and Roy Dufty Maritime Heritage Collection

The Alfred ​and Roy Dufty Collection consists of approximately 2,200 photographs and photographed artworks relating to Australian shipping of the period 1870-1930.