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In the early days of the gold rushes, getting to the goldfields was a matter of walking, going on horseback or buying a place on a bullock dray.
La Trobe struggled with overcrowding but managed to lay the foundations of a modern city.
In the 1830s, an influx of newcomers saw Melbourne flourish, and begin to resemble the metropolis we know today.
After some initial problems, Melbourne's city grid became an iconic feature of a rapidly growing town.