Rockhampton mayor Henry Jeffries turning the first sod, at the commencement of construction of the city's new Fitzroy Bridge. The sod turning ceremony was held on 29 September 1945. The bridge was officially o... More
A newspaper photograph taken on 27 September 1952 and published in local newspapers, including The Central Queensland Herald on 2 October 1952. The photo features Rockhampton mayor Rex Pilbeam and Queensland p... More
Looking west towards town and the bridge, Innisfail, 1930 Innisfail is one of the wettest cities in Australia and was established in 1880. Innisfail is basically a sugar town and its economy is largely dependen... More
Flooding of the Pioneer River at Mackay. In this undated photograph the Pioneer River in Mackay has overrun the Hospital Bridge. (Description supplied with photograph) Some men pose on the road in the foreground.
Bridge spanning the Johnstone River at Innisfail, 1930 Innisfail is one of the wettest cities in Australia and was established in 1880. Innisfail is basically a sugar town and its economy is largely dependent o... More
Motor grid across the New South Wales - Queensland border, Tweed Heads, 1924 Newly constructed motor grid across the N.S.W. - Queensland border at Tweed Heads. (Simpson, Bell, and Co.) (Description supplied wi... More
Two men lead a horsedrawn tram across a bridge at Hambledon. Front view of two South Sea Islanders leading a horsedrawn tram across the wooden bridge at Skeleton Creek, Hambledon, ca. 1891. The tram tracks are ... More
McDowall Bridge over Kedron Brook, Enoggera, washed away in flood, 1931. To the right is the Enoggera side of the bridge while the Everton Park side is on the left. (Description supplied with photograph).
Mackay Bridge over the Pioneer River, Mackay, ca. 1907 Mackay Bridge (also known as the Sydney Street Bridge and Pioneer Bridge) photographed in 1907. The bridge was washed away during the 1918 cyclone. A coupl... More
MacIntyre River view, looking towards the bridge, Goondiwindi, ca. 1896 The MacIntyre River forms the border between New South Wales and Queensland at Goondiwindi.
Infantry and equipment crossing over newly built bridges, Bougainville, ca. 1945 Australian soldiers and transport vehicles are strung out across two bridges built by Army Engineers.
Group of Art Society members on a sketching excursion, Ipswich, 1896 Pictured from left: Victor Day, G. H. M. Addison, J. H. Granger, C. W. Scott and Henri Tebbitt. Mr Addison's son is seated in the foreground.... More
Pioneer Bridge at Mackay, ca. 1908. Two horse drawn wagons travel along an unsealed road beside the Pioneer River in Mackay. The railway bridge with wrought iron spans is visible.
Flood damaged Lagoon Bridge at Clermont, 1916. The 'Clermont Disaster' was caused by a cyclone that crossed the coastline between Bowen and Mackay on 27 December 1916. Torrential rain over the catchments of Wol... More
Main street of Townsville looking over to the range, ca. 1895. To the left of the photograph is the bridge crossing Ross Creek. The main street, Sturt Street runs beside the distinctive Town Hall.
High water of the eleven foot tide, Townsville, 1924. Aerial view of the inundated river plains during the high tide in Townsville.
Vice-regal visit to Bundaberg, ca. 1910. A member of the Royal family performing an official opening of a bridge, possibly the BURNETT RIVER TRAFFIC BRIDGE. Above the crowd is a banner with the phrases 'God sav... More
Floodwaters lap the bottom of the bridge over the Warrego River at Charleville, ca. 1905. A woman and some small children are on the riverbank and several groups of people are standing on the bridge, watching t... More
Floodwaters rush under the MacIntyre River Bridge, Goondiwindi, 1921. This MacIntyre River bridge was the second one to span the river at Goondiwindi. It was erected in 1914 and replaced a timber structure whic... More
Flooding at the harbour in Mackay. This undated photograph shows the Pioneer River in flood. The image is taken from the Forgan Smith Bridge looking east. The bridge in the middle of the picture is the railway ... More
Heavy traffic on the Jubilee Bridge, Gold Coast, 1933 View of cars passing over the Jubilee Bridge. The bridge, opened in 1925, allowed motorists ready access to the open surf at Main Beach and Surfers Paradise.
Aerial view of the Roma Street Railway yards and the central business district of Brisbane, 1932 An aerial photograph of part of Roma Street railway yards, the business and residential section between Roma Stre... More
Progress on the Hornibrook Highway viaduct, Redcliffe, 1933 View of progress on the Hornibrook Highway bridge, seen from the Clontarf side looking across Bramble Bay to Brighton. The bridge and approach roads w... More
Construction of the Alexandra Railway Bridge at Rockhampton, 1898 Boats moored in mid-stream of the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton.
Boating on the MacIntyre River at Goondiwindi, ca. 1882 Three row boats are on the river and the MacIntyre River bridge is in the background.
Swimming carnival in MacIntyre Brook, Inglewood, 1926 A crowd of spectators line the bridge to watch the competitors about to take part in a swim race.
Grey Street as seen from the southern approach to the bridge, South Brisbane, 1932. Looking from the William Jolly Bridge towards South Brisbane in April 1932.
Panoramic view of Victoria Bridge and surrounds, taken from Petrie Terrace, 1874 Photograph taken from an album titled 'Photographic views of the city of Brisbane and vicinity, first series'. Photographed and p... More
Throngs of people turn out in the streets of Brisbane to farewell the Queensland military contingent. 1914 New Farm tram near the corner of Queen and Goerge Streets, Brisbane. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Construction of the South Johnstone Bridge, ca. 1930. Bridge over the South Johnstone River links Innisfail with East Innisfail. The South Johnstone Sugar Mill can be seen in the background.
Artillery and tents in a clearing at Rollingstone Army Camp, Queensland, 1944 Script under photograph reads:'Gun park and tents 6FO Regt. Rollingstone 1944'.
Wooden bridge over second Beatrice crossing, Ravenshoe, 1920s. Original bridge over the second Beatrice crossing, built in the 1920s, and demolished around 1970. The bridge was located on Ravenshoe road (old Pa... More
Victoria Bridge looking from the South Brisbane end, Brisbane, ca. 1898. Part of the Raphael Tuck & Sons Collotype postcard series. This bridge was opened in 1897. (Information taken from back of postcard) The ... More
First Bridge over Woogaroo Creek, Brisbane Terrace, Goodna, 1907. Horse and buggie crossing the bridge over the Woogaroo Creek, Goodna. Brisbane Terrace was the road to the Goodna Hospital, from the Goodna town... More
Old railway bridge over Lagoon Creek in Barcaldine, Queensland, ca. 1917. Children wading in the creek next to the railway bridge.
Wreath laying ceremony on Anzac Day, Manly, 1937. Charles Mengal, one time president of the Manly-Lota R. S. L., is crossing the Golden Bridge of Memory during a ceremony at the Manly Memorial yesterday morning... More