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1893 Brisbane flood Indpilly Rw Br

1893 Brisbane flood Indpilly Rw Br

Indooroopilly Railway Bridge in en:Brisbane is damaged due to the en:1893 Brisbane floods.

1893 Brisbane flood Temp Victoria Br

1893 Brisbane flood Temp Victoria Br

Description: The temporary Victoria Bridge in Brisbane after the permanent one was damaged due to the 1893 Brisbane floods. Source: http://enc.slq.qld.gov.au/logicrouter/servlet/LogicRouter?PAGE=object&OUTPUTXS... More

1893 Flood map

1893 Flood map

Map of the w:1893 Brisbane flood

Brisbane 1893

Brisbane 1893

Brisbane residents at time of 1893 flood, restored photograph

Intersection of Adelaide and Creek Streets, Brisbane 1893 flood

Intersection of Adelaide and Creek Streets, Brisbane 1893 flood

Intersection of Creek and Adelaide Streets during the Brisbane 1893 floods.

Queensland State Archives 2971 View of Stanley Street during the Brisbane River flood 1893

Queensland State Archives 2971 View of Stanley Street during the Brisb...

View of Stanley Street during the Brisbane River flood.

Queensland State Archives 3071 Panorama from Kangaroo Point during the Brisbane River flood 1893

Queensland State Archives 3071 Panorama from Kangaroo Point during the...

Panorama from Kangaroo Point during the Brisbane River flood. (Panorama created from Items 894996 and 894997. The Brisbane Customs House is at the right of the photograph.)

Queensland State Archives 482 Edward Street Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893
Queensland State Archives 483 Grounded ships in the City Botanic Gardens Alice Street Brisbane looking from Kangaroo Point during the 1893 flood February 1893

Queensland State Archives 483 Grounded ships in the City Botanic Garde...

Grounded ships in the City Botanic Gardens, Alice Street, Brisbane looking from Kangaroo Point during the 1893 flood.

Queensland State Archives 484 Albert Bridge railway Brisbane River between Indooroopilly and Chelmer which was washed away during the 1893 flood February 1893

Queensland State Archives 484 Albert Bridge railway Brisbane River bet...

Albert Bridge (railway), Brisbane River, between Indooroopilly and Chelmer which was washed away during the 1893 flood. (The original photograph caption makes reference to Indooroopilly Bridge.)

Queensland State Archives 485 Newstead Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893
Queensland State Archives 486 Main Street Kangaroo Point Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893

Queensland State Archives 486 Main Street Kangaroo Point Brisbane duri...

Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, during the 1893 flood.

Queensland State Archives 487 Charlotte Street Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893

Queensland State Archives 487 Charlotte Street Brisbane during the 189...

Charlotte Street, Brisbane during the 1893 flood.

Queensland State Archives 488 Queen Street Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893
Queensland State Archives 490 Alice Street Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893
Queensland State Archives 491 James Street Fortitude Valley Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893

Queensland State Archives 491 James Street Fortitude Valley Brisbane d...

James Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, during the 1893 flood.

Queensland State Archives 492 First permanent Victoria Bridge across the Brisbane River destroyed by flood 1893

Queensland State Archives 492 First permanent Victoria Bridge across t...

First permanent Victoria Bridge across the Brisbane River, destroyed by flood.

Queensland State Archives 493 Newstead Brisbane during the 1893 flood February 1893
StateLibQld 1 110236 Floodwaters in Newstead, 1893

StateLibQld 1 110236 Floodwaters in Newstead, 1893

Floodwaters in Newstead, 1893. Floodwaters overflowing Breakfast Creek, Newstead in 1893.

StateLibQld 1 113772 Children in the floodwaters in Adelaide Street. 1893

StateLibQld 1 113772 Children in the floodwaters in Adelaide Street. 1...

Children in the floodwaters in Adelaide Street. 1893. Intersection of Creek and Adelaide Streets during the 1893 floods. Note the Gresham Hotel.

StateLibQld 1 13950 Flooded intersection at Ipswich, 1893

StateLibQld 1 13950 Flooded intersection at Ipswich, 1893

Flooded intersection at Ipswich, 1893. Looking towards the intersection of East Street and Brisbane Road. The floodwaters covered the ground floor of both the Palais Royal Hotel and the Bank of New South Wales.

StateLibQld 1 156730 View of flooded West End from North Quay, 1893

StateLibQld 1 156730 View of flooded West End from North Quay, 1893

View of flooded West End from North Quay, 1893.

StateLibQld 1 160791 View of the 1893 Brisbane flood from Albert Street to the Botanic Gardens

StateLibQld 1 160791 View of the 1893 Brisbane flood from Albert Stree...

View of the 1893 Brisbane flood from Albert Street to the Botanic Gardens.. View of the 1893 Brisbane floods from Albert Street to the Botanic Gardens. A boy is standing up to his knees in water in the left for... More

StateLibQld 1 171563 Victoria Bridge, South Brisbane, Queensland after a flood, 1893

StateLibQld 1 171563 Victoria Bridge, South Brisbane, Queensland after...

Victoria Bridge, South Brisbane, Queensland after a flood, 1893. A view over the Brisbane River to South Brisbane and of the Victoria Bridge after the 1893 flood. Shipping wharves and commerical premises are vi... More

StateLibQld 1 200051 Flood waters cover the railway line at Mayne in Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 200051 Flood waters cover the railway line at Mayne in B...

Flood waters cover the railway line at Mayne in Brisbane, 1893. Flood waters cover the railway line at Mayne Junction, Brisbane in the floods of 1893.

StateLibQld 1 209269 Prospect Terrace at Kangaroo Point during the 1893 floods in Brisbane

StateLibQld 1 209269 Prospect Terrace at Kangaroo Point during the 189...

Prospect Terrace at Kangaroo Point during the 1893 floods in Brisbane.

StateLibQld 1 243651 Panoramic view of South Brisbane during the floods, 1893

StateLibQld 1 243651 Panoramic view of South Brisbane during the flood...

Panoramic view of South Brisbane during the floods, 1893. View is looking towards South Brisbane and only half of Victoria Bridge is left. Floodwaters have risen to the eaves of some of the houses along the riv... More

StateLibQld 1 254518 Surveying the flood damage at Peel Street, South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 254518 Surveying the flood damage at Peel Street, South ...

Surveying the flood damage at Peel Street, South Brisbane, 1893.

StateLibQld 1 254526 View of floodwaters from Denmark Hill, Ipswich, 1893

StateLibQld 1 254526 View of floodwaters from Denmark Hill, Ipswich, 1...

View of floodwaters from Denmark Hill, Ipswich, 1893.

StateLibQld 1 254530 Wreckage caused by floods at the Congregational Church, Ipswich, 1893

StateLibQld 1 254530 Wreckage caused by floods at the Congregational C...

Wreckage caused by floods at the Congregational Church, Ipswich, 1893.

StateLibQld 1 254742 Wharves at Brisbane under water from the 1893 floods

StateLibQld 1 254742 Wharves at Brisbane under water from the 1893 flo...

Wharves at Brisbane under water from the 1893 floods Warehouses under water on Brisbane wharves.

StateLibQld 1 256172 House devastated by floods in South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 256172 House devastated by floods in South Brisbane, 189...

House devastated by floods in South Brisbane, 1893. February 4 1893 saw the highest floods on record in Brisbane and elsewhere; 6ft water in Edward Street at the Courier Buildings, hundreds of houses washed dow... More

StateLibQld 1 256188 Ruins of Sutton's Foundry caused by floodwaters, South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 256188 Ruins of Sutton's Foundry caused by floodwaters, ...

Ruins of Sutton's Foundry caused by floodwaters, South Brisbane, 1893. February 4 1893 saw the highest floods on record in Brisbane and elsewhere; 6ft water in Edward Street at the Courier Buildings, hundreds o... More

StateLibQld 1 258271 Government House and the flooded Brisbane River, looking towards Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 258271 Government House and the flooded Brisbane River, ...

Government House and the flooded Brisbane River, looking towards Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, 1893. Cyanotype (blue print) photographs, which was a very popular process during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

StateLibQld 1 258287 Looking down flooded Albert Street towards the Botanical Gardens, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 258287 Looking down flooded Albert Street towards the Bo...

Looking down flooded Albert Street towards the Botanical Gardens, Brisbane, 1893. Cyanotype (blue print) photographs, which was a very popular process during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

StateLibQld 1 258295 Looking towards a flooded West End, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 258295 Looking towards a flooded West End, Brisbane, 189...

Looking towards a flooded West End, Brisbane, 1893. Cyanotype (blue print) photographs, which was a very popular process during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

StateLibQld 1 54472 Gresham Hotel during the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 54472 Gresham Hotel during the 1893 flood

Gresham Hotel during the 1893 flood. The Gresham Hotel was erected in 1889-90 at the corner of Adealide and Creek Streets. J. Hingeston Buckeridge was the architect and Henry Holmes was the builder. The hotel w... More

StateLibQld 1 72167 Edward Street steam ferry near Kangaroo Point during the flood, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 72167 Edward Street steam ferry near Kangaroo Point duri...

Edward Street steam ferry near Kangaroo Point during the flood, Brisbane, 1893. The Australasian United Steam Navigation Company Limited can be seen on the far side of the river.

StateLibQld 1 85624 Floods in Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland, 1893

StateLibQld 1 85624 Floods in Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, ...

Floods in Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland, 1893. Brisbane River in the 1893 flood at Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point looking north to New Farm, Brisbane. Flood waters have submerged houses to a ... More

StateLibQld 1 88172 Paluma (ship)

StateLibQld 1 88172 Paluma (ship)

Paluma [ship]. Group of people in front of the Paluma, aground at the Botanic Gardens, after the 1893 Brisbane flood.

StateLibQld 1 90536 Children standing on the edge of flooded areas in Torwood, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 90536 Children standing on the edge of flooded areas in ...

Children standing on the edge of flooded areas in Torwood, Brisbane, 1893.

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, photographed during the 1893 flood

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, photographed during the 1893 flood

Onlookers watching Victoria Bridge during the flood of 1893, prior to half of it being swept away. Looking south towards South Brisbane.

1893 Brisbane flood Queen St

1893 Brisbane flood Queen St

Description: Queen Street in en:Brisbane after the en:1893 Brisbane floods. Source: http://enc.slq.qld.gov.au/logicrouter/servlet/LogicRouter?PAGE=object&OUTPUTXSL=object_enc36ui.xslt&pm_RC=PICTQLD&pm_OI=1022&a... More

1893 from Kangaroo Point - floods

1893 from Kangaroo Point - floods

Original caption: "From Kangaroo Point looking towards All Hallows Convent and New Farm, 1893" — bishop.slq.qld.gov.au English: Kangaroo Point, Queensland during the 1893 Brisbane flood: Buildings underwater, ... More

StateLibQld 1 112440 View of the ship Corea at the Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, during the 1893 floods

StateLibQld 1 112440 View of the ship Corea at the Eagle Street Wharve...

606 GRT sail- and steamship Corea at Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, in the 1893 floods. The Australasian United Steam Navigation Co building and another commercial building are partially submerged with little ... More

StateLibQld 1 100220

StateLibQld 1 100220

Boats rowing down the street in front of the Union Bank during the 1893 floods, Brisbane.

StateLibQld 1 101664

StateLibQld 1 101664

Čeština: Záplavy na řece Brisbane River v roce 1893. V střední části snímku se nachází loď Ship Inn Hotel English: Flooding of the Brisbane River in 1893. Ship Inn hotel in the centre front of the photograph.

StateLibQld 1 104036 Queensland National Bank, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 104036 Queensland National Bank, Brisbane, 1893

Queensland National Bank, Brisbane, 1893. Row boats filled with men are in the flooded street outside the bank, while others are standing in the floodwaters. A group of men are standing on the steps to keep dry.

StateLibQld 1 105480 Edward Street ferry, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 105480 Edward Street ferry, Brisbane, 1893

Edward Street ferry, Brisbane, 1893. Looking from Kangaroo Point towards the Eagle Street docks during the 1893 floods.

StateLibQld 1 107560 Floodwaters reach some rooftops in South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 107560 Floodwaters reach some rooftops in South Brisbane...

Floodwaters reach some rooftops in South Brisbane, 1893. Three small row boats are travelling flooded roadways while some men stranded on a rooftop watch the activity. Homes have water up to their roofs in some... More

StateLibQld 1 107780 James Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1893 Brisbane flood

StateLibQld 1 107780 James Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1893 B...

James Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1893 Brisbane flood.

StateLibQld 1 108172 Flood damage on Montague Road, South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 108172 Flood damage on Montague Road, South Brisbane, 18...

Flood damage on Montague Road, South Brisbane, 1893. People inspecting the scene of flood damaged buildings and debris at the intersection of Grey Street and Montague Road, South Brisbane, after the February 1893 flood.

StateLibQld 1 109124 Flood waters seen from the corner of Adelaide and Creek Streets, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 109124 Flood waters seen from the corner of Adelaide and...

Flood waters seen from the corner of Adelaide and Creek Streets, Brisbane, 1893. Street scene during 1893 flood in Brisbane. The view is looking down Creek Street toward the Brisbane River. The Gresham Hotel st... More

StateLibQld 1 109132 Flood waters at the Breakfast Creek Hotel, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 109132 Flood waters at the Breakfast Creek Hotel, Brisba...

Flood waters at the Breakfast Creek Hotel, Brisbane, 1893. Flood waters at Breakfast Creek in 1893. The Breakfast Creek Hotel has some architectural features of the Italianate period 1870-1890 in Australian arc... More

StateLibQld 1 109984 Scene at the corner of Albert Street and Elizabeth Street during the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 109984 Scene at the corner of Albert Street and Elizabet...

Scene at the corner of Albert Street and Elizabeth Street during the 1893 flood. Men in the water, in boats and on the balcony of a building in Albert Street during the 1893 flood. The Royal Exchange Hotel is o... More

StateLibQld 1 111340 Flood waters in Mary Street, Brisbane in 1893

StateLibQld 1 111340 Flood waters in Mary Street, Brisbane in 1893

Flood waters in Mary Street, Brisbane in 1893. Scene of Mary and Felix Streets during the February, 1893 floods in Brisbane. Submerged buildings include the premises of B.D Morehead & Co. and the Australasian U... More

StateLibQld 1 112380 Flooding around Enoggera Creek, Windsor, 1893

StateLibQld 1 112380 Flooding around Enoggera Creek, Windsor, 1893

Flooding around Enoggera Creek, Windsor, 1893. Photograph taken from the General Hospital at Herston.

StateLibQld 1 114264 Graham's Hotel during the floods, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 114264 Graham's Hotel during the floods, Brisbane, 1893

Graham's Hotel during the floods, Brisbane, 1893. Graham's Hotel was erected in 1887 in Stanley Street, South Brisbane. In later years it underwent many name changes, usually carrying the name of the licensee (... More

StateLibQld 1 114424 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, during the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 114424 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, during the 1893 flood

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, during the 1893 flood. A view from North Quay of the wooden Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, during the 1893 flood, with the water almost over-running the bridge. An unidentified ship is mo... More

StateLibQld 1 114716 Hope Street, South Brisbane, under floodwaters in 1893

StateLibQld 1 114716 Hope Street, South Brisbane, under floodwaters in...

Hope Street, South Brisbane, under floodwaters in 1893. The Victorial Bridge Hotel is visible in the foreground.

StateLibQld 1 114788 West End after the 1893 Brisbane flood

StateLibQld 1 114788 West End after the 1893 Brisbane flood

West End after the 1893 Brisbane flood. Flood waters washed away homes in Orleigh Estate, West End.

StateLibQld 1 115336 Remaining southern end of the Victoria Bridge, during the 1893 Brisbane flood

StateLibQld 1 115336 Remaining southern end of the Victoria Bridge, du...

Remaining southern end of the Victoria Bridge, during the 1893 Brisbane flood. The north end of the first permanent Victoria Bridge (built 1864-1874) was washed away on 6 February 1893. In this image, showing t... More

StateLibQld 1 116868 Floods in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 116868 Floods in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1893

Floods in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1893. Flood waters in Melbourne Street, with the Post & Telegraph Office and Pigott & Company buildings visible. People in small wooden boats are rowing in the waters.

StateLibQld 1 117820 Construction of a bridge at Chelmer, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 117820 Construction of a bridge at Chelmer, Brisbane, 18...

Construction of a bridge at Chelmer, Brisbane, 1893. Remains of the Albert Bridge over the Brisbane River, following the floods of 1893. The photograph is looking south towards Chelmer from the Indooroopilly si... More

StateLibQld 1 124815 Engraving of the Vernor family rescued during the February flood near Fernvale, 1893

StateLibQld 1 124815 Engraving of the Vernor family rescued during the...

Engraving of the Vernor family rescued during the February flood near Fernvale, 1893. The script under the engraving describes the members of the Vernor family stranded in trees in the Upper Brisbane River when... More

StateLibQld 1 127399 Sketch of the flood at Toowong Railway Station, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 127399 Sketch of the flood at Toowong Railway Station, B...

Sketch of the flood at Toowong Railway Station, Brisbane, 1893. Sketch shows Toowong Railway Station on the 5th February, 1893. Small rowing boats are being navigated under the overhead foot bridge.

StateLibQld 1 129193 Wharves in Brisbane near the Town Reach during high flood waters, 1893

StateLibQld 1 129193 Wharves in Brisbane near the Town Reach during hi...

Wharves in Brisbane near the Town Reach during high flood waters, 1893. Backdrop of city buildings in Brisbane behind the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company's warehouses.

StateLibQld 1 129207 Floods in the suburb of Windsor, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 129207 Floods in the suburb of Windsor, Brisbane, 1893

Floods in the suburb of Windsor, Brisbane, 1893. Scene from the Brisbane Hospital looking north over Windsor. Houses in the foreground are bounded by Swan Terrace (left) and Lutwyche Road (right).

StateLibQld 1 129775 Sailing along Breakfast Creek Road at Newstead during the 1893 Brisbane floods

StateLibQld 1 129775 Sailing along Breakfast Creek Road at Newstead du...

Sailing along Breakfast Creek Road at Newstead during the 1893 Brisbane floods.

StateLibQld 1 129899 Flooding at the Breakfast Creek Hotel, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 129899 Flooding at the Breakfast Creek Hotel, Brisbane, ...

Flooding at the Breakfast Creek Hotel, Brisbane, 1893.

StateLibQld 1 136490 Mount Crosby Pumping Station during the 1893 floods

StateLibQld 1 136490 Mount Crosby Pumping Station during the 1893 floo...

Mount Crosby Pumping Station during the 1893 floods.

StateLibQld 1 136518 Mount Crosby pumping station inundated during the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 136518 Mount Crosby pumping station inundated during the...

Mount Crosby pumping station inundated during the 1893 flood.

StateLibQld 1 136586 View of the first Mount Crosby Bridge during the 1893 flooding

StateLibQld 1 136586 View of the first Mount Crosby Bridge during the ...

View of the first Mount Crosby Bridge during the 1893 flooding. Horses and wagons on the first Mount Crosby Bridge over the Brisbane River.

StateLibQld 1 137679 Adelaide Street looking towards George Street, Brisbane, ca. 1900

StateLibQld 1 137679 Adelaide Street looking towards George Street, Br...

Adelaide Street looking towards George Street, Brisbane, ca. 1900. View of Adelaide Street, looking toward George Street, from the Edward Street intersection. Finney, Isles & Co. carpet and furnishing warehouse... More

StateLibQld 1 137699 Brisbane flood, 1893

StateLibQld 1 137699 Brisbane flood, 1893

Brisbane flood, 1893. Poul C Poulsen, founder of the Poulsen Studios in Brisbane, was born in Denmark in 1857 and arrived in Sydney in 1876. In 1882, he moved to Queensland and was later joined by his sisters a... More

StateLibQld 1 137715 Brisbane floods, 1893

StateLibQld 1 137715 Brisbane floods, 1893

Brisbane floods, 1893. Devastation caused by the floodwaters can be seen in this image. Half of Victoria Bridge has been washed away and many buildings are inundated with water. Poul C. Poulsen, founder of the... More

StateLibQld 1 137723 Brisbane floods, 1893

StateLibQld 1 137723 Brisbane floods, 1893

Brisbane floods, 1893. A man surveys the damage to a house undermined by floodwaters during the floods of 1893 at South Brisbane. Poul C. Poulsen, founder of the Poulsen Studios in Brisbane, was born in Denmar... More

StateLibQld 1 137791 Flood damage to Indooroopilly Rail Bridge, 1893

StateLibQld 1 137791 Flood damage to Indooroopilly Rail Bridge, 1893

Flood damage to Indooroopilly Rail Bridge, 1893. Rail tracks can be seen hanging out over the water after much of the bridge structure had been washed away. Indooroopilly and Chelmer were linked by this bridge.... More

StateLibQld 1 137855 Kangaroo Point after the flood, 1893

StateLibQld 1 137855 Kangaroo Point after the flood, 1893

Kangaroo Point after the flood, 1893. People inspect the damage after the 1893 flood in Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane. Poul C. Poulsen, founder of the Poulsen Studios in Brisbane, was born in Denmark i... More

StateLibQld 1 137947 Queen Street during the 1893 Brisbane floods

StateLibQld 1 137947 Queen Street during the 1893 Brisbane floods

Queen Street during the 1893 Brisbane floods. Poul C Poulsen, founder of the Poulsen Studios in Brisbane, was born in Denmark in 1857 and arrived in Sydney in 1876. In 1882, he moved to Queensland and was later... More

StateLibQld 1 14946 Queen Street Brisbane flooded in the 1893

StateLibQld 1 14946 Queen Street Brisbane flooded in the 1893

Queen Street Brisbane flooded in the 1893.

StateLibQld 1 156718 After the flood waters have receded, South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 156718 After the flood waters have receded, South Brisba...

After the flood waters have receded, South Brisbane, 1893. A house roof has been left in Hope Street after the 1893 floods.

StateLibQld 1 156722 Flooded South Brisbane reach of the Brisbane River, 1893

StateLibQld 1 156722 Flooded South Brisbane reach of the Brisbane Rive...

Flooded South Brisbane reach of the Brisbane River, 1893. Sailing ship moored down river of Victoria Bridge. The depth of water is seen against the supports of the Victoria Bridge.

StateLibQld 1 156726 Remains of the Victoria Bridge over the flooded Brisbane River,1893

StateLibQld 1 156726 Remains of the Victoria Bridge over the flooded B...

Remains of the Victoria Bridge over the flooded Brisbane River,1893. Floods destroyed the first permanent Victoria Bridge in 1893. This photograph shows the remains of the bridge after the floods, looking towar... More

StateLibQld 1 156734 West End during the 1893 Brisbane flood

StateLibQld 1 156734 West End during the 1893 Brisbane flood

West End during the 1893 Brisbane flood.

StateLibQld 1 157113 Flood waters in Newstead, 1893

StateLibQld 1 157113 Flood waters in Newstead, 1893

Flood waters in Newstead, 1893. Flood waters in Newstead in 1893. The flood levels are so high that the Waterloo Hotel, a two storey dark brick building on the right, appears to be one storey.

StateLibQld 1 157749 Brisbane Botanic Gardens during flood, 1893

StateLibQld 1 157749 Brisbane Botanic Gardens during flood, 1893

Brisbane Botanic Gardens during flood, 1893. Ships on the Brisbane River, in the region of the Botanic Gardens, during the 1893 flood.

StateLibQld 1 158953 Edward Street during the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 158953 Edward Street during the 1893 flood

Edward Street during the 1893 flood. Several people on the roof of a building in Edward Street during the 1893 flood.

StateLibQld 1 158961 Toowong Road, Brisbane, during the 1893 floods

StateLibQld 1 158961 Toowong Road, Brisbane, during the 1893 floods

Toowong Road, Brisbane, during the 1893 floods. A man standing at the side of Toowong Road with a small boat during the 1893 Brisbane floods. The original caption on this image reads: 'Toowong Road during the f... More

StateLibQld 1 158965 Toowong Road, Toowong, Brisbane, during the 1893 floods

StateLibQld 1 158965 Toowong Road, Toowong, Brisbane, during the 1893 ...

Toowong Road, Toowong, Brisbane, during the 1893 floods. A man, four children and a dog standing next to a two-wheeled cart in the muddy waters of the 1893 flood at Toowong Road, Toowong, Brisbane. A bridge, po... More

StateLibQld 1 159002 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, washed away during the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 159002 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, washed away during the...

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, washed away during the 1893 flood. View of South Brisbane during the 1893 floods. Photograph shows the first permanent Victoria Bridge, half demolished by the flood. A number of build... More

StateLibQld 1 162951 Indooroopilly Railway Bridge after the flood, 1893

StateLibQld 1 162951 Indooroopilly Railway Bridge after the flood, 189...

Indooroopilly Railway Bridge after the flood, 1893. Looking towards Chelmer. This was the first rail bridge and was completely rebuilt after the flood damage. The view of the bridge clearly shows the washed awa... More

StateLibQld 1 164687 Sailing ships anchored at the Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 164687 Sailing ships anchored at the Eagle Street Wharve...

Sailing ships anchored at the Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, 1893. Sailing ships anchored at the Eagle Street Wharves, with the Brisbane River in flood in 1893.

StateLibQld 1 165527 View of Kangaroo Point during the floods, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 165527 View of Kangaroo Point during the floods, Brisban...

View of Kangaroo Point during the floods, Brisbane, 1893.

StateLibQld 1 171603 Flood damaged house, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 171603 Flood damaged house, Brisbane, 1893

Flood damaged house, Brisbane, 1893. A timber house that has been washed off its stumps by flood waters.

StateLibQld 1 174939 Paluma (ship) aground in the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 174939 Paluma (ship) aground in the Botanic Gardens, Bri...

Paluma (ship) aground in the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, 1893. Paluma (ship) washed aground on the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, after the floods in February,1893. Officals are inspecting the damage. Chains have be... More

StateLibQld 1 175091 Floods at Milton, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 175091 Floods at Milton, Brisbane, 1893

Floods at Milton, Brisbane, 1893. Brisbane River in flood at Milton. Water level is at the roof tops of the houses.

StateLibQld 1 176719 Ships stranded in the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, Queensland, 1893

StateLibQld 1 176719 Ships stranded in the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, ...

Ships stranded in the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, Queensland, 1893 People inspecting ships stranded in the Botanic Gardens, Brisbane after the 1893 floods. Bunya pine trees are visible behind the ship H.M.S. 'Pa... More

StateLibQld 1 177503 Brisbane River in flood at South Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 177503 Brisbane River in flood at South Brisbane, 1893

Brisbane River in flood at South Brisbane, 1893. Brisbane River in flood, looking towards South Brisbane.

StateLibQld 1 179283 Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, 1893