View of Newstead House taken from the mouth of Breakfast Creek, ca. 1905 Looking towards the house, with a boat moored to a post by the banks of the Brisbane River, and factory buildings in the background.
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
Unidentified boat at Moreton Bay, ca. 1900 Unidentified boat, possibly a tug boat, billowing large clouds of black smoke or steam out of its two funnels while sailing in Moreton Bay around 1900.
Boat in Moggill Creek, Kenmore, Brisbane, Queensland. ca. 1917 Boat journey in Moggill Creek, Kenmore, 1917. The rowing boat has a large covering for shade erected to shield passengers from the weather.
View of the Brisbane River from Mimosa, Hawthorne, ca. 1913 Pavillion and jetty at the bottom of the garden at Mimosa, the Gordon Street home, adjacent to the Brisbane River, of photographer Mr J. W. Fegan. The... More
R.A.A.F. rescue launch at Breakfast Creek, Brisbane, during World War II. R.A.A.F. rescue launch 'first of its kind built in the State'. Breakfast Creek yard. [Description supplied with photograph] The image is... More
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
Going ashore at Cairncross Island Women are being carried to the shore on the backs of the men as the small boat reaches the outer rocks offshore. The larger vessel can be seen in the background.
Daradgee Railway Bridge, 1924 Daradgee Bridge, spanning the North Johnstone River, four miles north of Innisfail, North Queensland. The last span of the north coast line bridge is being put into place. The main... More
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
Eagle Street wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca.1935 Tugboats and steam boats docked at the Eagle Street wharves on the Brisbane River, Brisbane. The wharves and buildings are of timber construction.
Group of men standing on the flooded railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917. A group of sombre looking men, some barefooted and wearing long rain coats, are standing on the railway bridge over the flooded... More
Family boat ride on the Nerang River, Queensland, 1923 Family group dressed in bathing costumes and casual attire on a wooden fishing boat in the Nerang River.
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
On the Burnett River at Bundaberg, ca. 1910. To the right of the photograph is the Milliquin Refinery (sugar).Part of a collection of postcards prepared for the Franco-British Exhibition of 1908. Notes on the r... More
View of Wynnum foreshore as seen from the pier, ca. 1915. Small boats lay at anchor in the foreground. Several large buildings can be seen on the foreshore. The original view was sent as a postcard and signed Mother.
A similar image in our collection has the following inscription on the back: "To Mumsie, this is the way they land and embark passengers at the Jetty. The boat is moored by anchors about 10 or 12ft away from th... More
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At the swimming hole on the Burdekin River. ca. 1913. Enjoying a swim in the Burdekin River near Charters Towers. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Drew's boat building sheds on Cabbage Tree Creek, Shorncliffe, ca. 1920 The boat under construction on the left is Roberta, built by Albert (Skipper) Drew. The yacht moored at the end of the jetty is Mona. The ... More
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
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
River boats on the Maroochy River, Yandina, ca.1920 Coulson's River Boats at the jetty on the Maroochy River. The river boats were operated by Lionel and Hazel Coulsen who sold to Ralph Duffield and Merv Gilby ... More
Crowd gathered on the wharf to see the large swordfish being weighed, ca. 1947 Weighing Station No. 2 at the Queensland Game Fishing Association jetty.
Boat approaching the wharf on Proserpine River, Queensland, ca. 1899 A number of people waiting on the wharf at Proserpine,around 1899. A boat is approaching the wharf on Proserpine River.
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.
View of the Cairns waterfront near the outdoor swimming baths, 1932 A scene on the waterfront, the swimming baths are in the background.
Loading bananas on to boats on the Johnstone River, Queensland, 1922 Loading bananas on to small boats bound for the Sydney market, on the Johnstone River near Innisfail (formerly known as Geraldton), Queenslan... More
Sitting on the back of a boat holding up a large fish,Woongoolbah, ca. 1920 Fisherman and a young child are sitting on the back of a boat . The fisherman is holding a large fish, possibly a cod. They are fishin... More
Group of fishermen with their boat, Sandy Straits, 1922 The three men were on a fishing and shooting trip. One man is displaying a crab and the man in the middle has a rifle.
Bridge construction on the Logan River, 1930 Cars crossing Logan River on the old ferry next to the foundations rising for the new bridge.
Motor bus crosses the Logan River, 1930. Busy spot on the Logan River. A crowded bus crosses the river via the ferry 1930. (The ferry location was possibly near where the M1 crosses the Logan River, but this ne... More
Swimmers enjoying the Brisbane River at Indooroopilly, 1930 The car ferry crosses the Brisbane River at Indooroopilly while young people play on the beach or swim.
Flood debris entangled on the railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1940 Flood debris, including large tree stumps and branches, is entangled on the railway bridge over the flooded Burdekin River. A few men i... More
Landing at Bulwer, Moreton Island, Queensland, 1906 Landing at Bulwer at low tide on a calm day: No. 3: the last passengers. (Description supplied with photograph). Men and boys helping women disembark from a b... More
Woody Point shoreline, ca. 1876 Woody Point is on the southern tip of Redcliffe Peninsula, on the shores of Bramble Bay. In 1799, Matthew Flinders landed on the peninsula and named the location Red Cliff Point ... More
Day trippers on the boat Alert, enjoying a cruise on the Brisbane River, 1928 The Alert is pictured at Milton Reach and is loaded with well dressed people enjoying the river cruise. The shoreline shows the glas... More
Shafston Reach on the Brisbane River, downstream from the city Custom House is on the Town Reach next to Circular Quay in Brisbane.
Family fun day at Colleges Crossing, Brisbane River, Ipswich district, ca. 1915 Members of the Viertel family are enjoying themselves on the riverbank and in the water. A very overcrowded boat is on the water a... More
Peace Carnival Regatta on the Brisbane River, 1919 View of the South Brisbane Reach, showing rowing boats competing in races. The Domain is on the left and South Brisbane on the right. The regatta was held on 1... More
Travelling sugar mill, Walrus, on the Albert River, ca. 1870 The Walrus was built at Cleveland by Taylor Winship and originally operated as a schooner. In 1869, it was taken over by the Pioneer Floating Sugar C... More
Island Launch leaving Town Landing, Townsville, Queensland, ca. 1936. View of the harbour at Townsville, with Castle Hill looming large in the background. A number of boats are coming and going in the harbour, ... More
Indooroopilly Railway Bridge approaching the southern bank of the Brisbane River, 1895 The second Indooroopilly Railway Bridge was opened on August 17, 1895. It replaced the Albert Railway Bridge which was wash... More
View of the Brisbane River under the Indooroopilly Bridge, May 1894. All that remains of the first Albert Railway Bridge at Indooroopilly, which was washed away in the 1893 flood.
Floodwaters surround the West End Brewery, West End, Brisbane, ca. 1890. Young children float by in tubs while men row their dinghies. A lone gas light stands in the middle of the water where the street should ... More
Going down the rapids in the upper reaches of the Brisbane River J. Trackson and Col.? Allan managing their boat in fast flowing water. Water was flowing at 15 m.p.h. and the are steering their boat over some r... More
Boats plying up and down Albert Street in the City of Brisbane, during the 1893 floods. Businesses and buildings with flood waters lapping into the premises. Men in boats are rowing people around the city.
Eagle Street, Brisbane inundated with flood waters, 1893. Two wooden boats plying across Eagle Steet. Water seems to be over a metre deep along some sections. A crowd of onlookers are gathering for the photograph.
Boats plying in and out of the debris left by the 1893 floods. Pettigrew's sawmills were situated on the corner of William and Margaret Streets, Brisbane. The photograph shows the depth of the floodwater and th... More
Collapse of the Indooroopilly Railway Bridge after the 1893 flood. Indooroopilly is situated 5 miles from Brisbane. The Brisbane River rose 50 feet above its normal level. ( Description supplied with photograph.).
Looking from the Brisbane River towards a view of the Story Bridge whilst under construction, Brisbane, ca. 1936 Story Bridge under construction with the small ship Coopa tied up at the dock in the foreground.
Cemetery Road, Toowong, underwater during the floods, 1890. A small rowing boat is pictured, rowing down where Cemetery Road should be, towards the Regatta Hotel in the background. The floodwaters cover most of... More
Eagle Street near the Brisbane River, flooded during the 1893 flood. Signs on buildings read, Wool, Hides and Sheepskins and the building in the centre of the photograph is the Australasian United Steamship Company?.
Looking across the Brisbane River to South Brisbane during the 1893 floods. Destruction caused by the floodwaters. Pettigrew's Sawmill can be seen in this picture.
Schooner on the river with sails down and signal flags flying Inscription under photograph reads: 'Labour schooners in the Brisbane river just in from the Islnds with their cargoes of Islanders for the sugar pl... More
Banana trading on the Johnstone River, Queensland Several small boats are moored beside the larger ship Barratta, unloading their produce.
Boyd's Bay, Tweed Heads, ca. 1932 Caption under photograph: Boyd's Bay, Tweed Heads. C. H. O'Connor. Tweed Heads No.1. Photographic studio: Rose Stereograph Co., Armadale, Victoria.
Loading a boiler on Tweed Heads wharves, ca. 1903 Wollumbin loading the boiler from Orara, which was wrecked at Point Danger in 1899. (Description supplied with photograph).