Cootamundra railway derailment at Salt Clay Creek, eight people were killed and twenty injured after heavy rain washed the railway embankment on 25 January 1885.
Breakfast Creek Bridge, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1889 Small boat moored in Breakfast Creek, under the Breakfast Creek Bridge near Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland, around 1889, looking towards the site of Newstead House.
Queensland team who played Melbourne, International Australian Football, 1888 Back row - H. Steuart, G. Diggles, M. McLean, W. Hutton, G. Proctor, R. Cairncross, W. Ham. Second row - H. Hogan, W. McDonald, O. L... More
Locomotive at the Cooktown Railway Station, ca. 1889 The locomotive is either No. 2 or No. 3 of the Cooktown Railway. If it is No. 2 it would have been landed new at Cooktown off the ship 'Duke of Sutherland' i... More
Extensions to the Department of Lands Office, Brisbane, ca. 1885 Three-storey extensions added to the rear of the Lands Department Office in 1884/85. The Surveyor-General's Department occupied these offices, wh... More
Julius Wellauer and Annie Lederhose. Annie Lederhose later remarried Mr Veiritz. Her gown had a bustle and the veil is arranged around a floral hairpiece.
Maria Jane Bell on her wedding day, 1883 Maria Jane Bell (nee Claybourne), granddaughter of Mary Ann Jane Lutwyche, in her wedding dress. Married John Michael Bell on 26 September 1883. (Description supplied wi... More
Omnibuses of William Winterbottom, Hill End, Brisbane, ca. 1889 The fleet of omnibuses is stationed outside some houses at the Hill End area of West End, Brisbane. Members of the Winterbottom family pose with t... More
Queensland National Bank building at Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, ca. 1888. This branch was situated between Sheriff and Caxton Streets, Petrie Terrace, and operated from 25 November 1887 until 30 July 1894. (Desc... More
View from River Terrace above the South Brisbane Coal wharves, ca. 1889. Sailing ship with barges and the steam ship, Iceburg in the middle of the photograph.
Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1880 Wharves on the Town Reach of the Brisbane River in the late 1870s, early 1880s.
View of the Neame residence from the Herbert River, Ingham, ca. 1881 Frank Neame was the owner of the Macnade Sugar Plantation at the time of this photograph. This property was the homestead on the plantation. ... More
Town wharves at Mackay. Busy day at the wharves. The bullock teams are collecting cargo unloaded from the sailing ships whose masts can be glimpsed in the background. There appear to be hotels to the right of the street.
View of the junction of Breakfast Creek and Brisbane Rivers just outside Brisbane The bridge in the middle district, right hand side is the Breakfast Creek tram terminus. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Damage to railway lines after the floods, Emu Vale railway station, near Warwick, 1887. This album was compiled by Queensland Railways to illustrate flood damage done to rail bridges and tracks during the flood... More
Home of Dr. Joseph Bancroft in Ann Street, Brisbane, ca. 1882. Photograph of the residence of Dr Joseph Bancroft on the corner of Ann and Wharf Streets. The house was erected around 1874. Before this Dr Bancrof... More
South Brisbane Coal Wharves, 1889. This view of the coal wharves at South Brisbane takes in the ships, carriages, tracks and machinery, with a view of the houses and buildings of the area visible in the background.
Wentworth (ship) Australasian United Steam Navigation Company's SS Wentworth, wrecked on North Head Reef, Stone Island, Port Denison. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Holy Trinity Church in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Holy Trinity Church was opened in June 1877, replacing a smaller rough stone church built in 1857.
View of the area around Stanthorpe in southern Queensland, 1882 Area known as the Granite Belt. Stanthorpe is situated on the Great Dividing Range 750m above sea level and 95 km inland from the coast. The count... More
Rowers competing at the Toowong Regatta, Brisbane, 1889 Many rowing shells can be seen with groups of four competitors racing. There are others with three people in the shells and several row boats of different... More
Carriage travelling along Kingsford Smith Drive at Hamilton, ca. 1889. Image shows a carriage travelling along Kingsford Smith Drive (originally named Hamilton Road). This was the main route through Hamilton. ... More
Scene at the corner of Charlotte Street, looking west along Edward Street, Brisbane, ca. 1889 Edward Street from Charlotte Street. The Exchange Hotel is on the right. (Description supplied with photograph).
Man sitting at the edge of a creek which ran through Bowen Park at Bowen Hills, Brisbane, ca. 1889 A man sits at the water's edge of a creek which ran through Bowen Park, around 1889. The creek does not appear ... More
Wooden bridge over the river in Queens Park, Warwick, ca. 1880. Originally known as the Police Paddock, this picturesque park became a venue of Warwick Shows, St Patrick's Day sports, and many other sporting ev... More
Old Breakfast Creek Bridge, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1887 View of the old bridge over Breakfast Creek near Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland, around 1887. Small boats are moored in the foreground and boatsheds? c... More
View along a palm tree-lined path in Bowen Park, Brisbane, 1889 Photograph taken by the New South Wales Photographic Company, Petrie Terrace.
View of Petrie Bight, Brisbane, ca. 1888 This was the commercial hub of Brisbane in the 1880's. New wharves, both commercial and municipal, were being built, along with larger warehouses along Eagle Street. Of ... More
Street procession in Cooktown, Queensland, ca. 1889 Street procession for the visit of Sir Henry Norman to Cooktown, ca.1889. People have gathered onto the street in front of the War Memorial and shops to view ... More
James Hunter's boot manufacturing shop, Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland, 1889 Double storey building with decorative fretwork, on the corner of Edward and Queen Streets, Brisbane, Queensland. The shop front ... More
Omega Cottage in Church Street, Bulimba, taken in 1886 Omega Cottage was the home of Mrs Elizabeth Coxen, wife of Charles Coxen, the naturalist and politician. She is pictured standing on the verandah.
Stanthorpe settlement showing a church and some settlers cottages, ca. 1882 Granite rocks feature in the foreground of this photograph. A wonderful example of a settler's cottage surrounded by brush fences is i... More
City view looking east from the intersection of Charlotte and Edward Streets, Brisbane, 1889 Early view of Edward Street showing buildings occupied by Crawford Stationers and a general merchant. Horsedrawn vehi... More
Advertisement for land sales at Rocklea, Brisbane, 1884 Land for sale at Rocklea township, near Rocky Water Holes, Main Ipswich Road. For sale by auction on the ground on Saturday September 13th, 1884. Drawing ... More
Photograph of a painting of Wurtemburg Farm at Fairfield, Brisbane, 1880s Wurtemburg Farm - the property of Mr. C.F. Sailer, Boggo. Watercolour by C.G.S. Hirst. (Description supplied with photograph) Fairfield ... More
First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1881 View of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, looking from the city towards South Brisbane, around 1881.
Roberts residence, Ipswich, ca. 1885 This home belonged to A. E. Roberts and it was built in New York Estate, Ipswich. (Description supplied with photograph).
Flooded Albion Street, Warwick, 1887. The second highest flood in the entire history of Warwick reached its peak at 3.30am on 22 January, 1887, causing much damage and loss of life. 'From the junction of the Al... More
Springsure State School student group, 1884 The first Springsure State School. Students and their teachers are standing on the verandah of the school building.
Premises of John Petrie & Son, Brisbane, ca. 1882 This image depicts a group of men posing in the entranceway of the head office premises of John Petrie & Son on the corner of Queen and Adelaide Streets, Brisbane.
Large group of men gathered around the yacht Nycola, ca. 1885 The men look like they have had a day at the beach and possibly sailed on the yacht.
J. Horwitz & Co. Steam Flour Mill, Warwick, ca. 1880 In 1874, the Ellenthorpe Steam Flour Mill passed into the hands of Jacob Horwitz. The (Warwick) Examer and Times from May 1876, reported the following: '..at... More
Construction site at the new Queensland National Bank, Brisbane, 1883. The new head office for the Queensland National Bank during the course of construction. The building is on the corner of Creek and Queen St... More
George Walker's Bay View Grocery Store, Shorncliffe, 1880 Mr George Walker is standing outside his store wearing a grocer's apron.
Queensland National Bank at Cooktown, ca. 1881. A branch was first opened in 1874. This building was replaced by a more substantial structure in 1890. (Description supplied with photograph).
First building of the Queensland National Bank in Blackall, ca. 1888 The Blackall branch of the National Bank (later Queensland National Bank) was established in 1878. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Grand building of the Bank of New South Wales at St George, ca. 1880 Steep, ridge-roofed building with several sash windows on all sides. The verandah is shingle-roofed with a Union Jack balustrade along it.
Coomber Family wedding, Brisbane, 1883 The wedding of Frederick John Coomber (born 1860) and his bride Jane Ann Smith. The groom was a son of James Coomber and his first wife Ann (nee Caterer). Frederick Coomb... More
Eastleigh in Brisbane, home of the Brentnall family Gable roofed timber home in the suburb of Coorparoo. This gracious home was set in manicured gardens and the entrance flanked by wide verandahs and a flight o... More