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Queensland State Archives 172 First permanent Victoria Bridge across the Brisbane River c 1877

Queensland State Archives 172 First permanent Victoria Bridge across t...

First permanent Victoria Bridge across the Brisbane River.

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 5843 Victoria Bridge from Queen Street Brisbane c 1880
StateLibQld 1 153795 Victoria Bridge soon after completion, Brisbane, 1874

StateLibQld 1 153795 Victoria Bridge soon after completion, Brisbane, ...

Victoria Bridge soon after completion, Brisbane, 1874. The toll house is at the entrance to the bridge. This bridge was destroyed by floodwaters in 1893.

StateLibQld 1 167287 First permanent bridge crossing the Brisbane River from South Brisbane to Queen Street, 1879

StateLibQld 1 167287 First permanent bridge crossing the Brisbane Rive...

First permanent bridge crossing the Brisbane River from South Brisbane to Queen Street, 1879

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 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 65587 View across Victoria Bridge to South Brisbane, ca. 1875

StateLibQld 1 65587 View across Victoria Bridge to South Brisbane, ca....

View across Victoria Bridge to South Brisbane, ca. 1875 The first permanent Victoria Bridge, seen from the north bank of the Brisbane River, looking towards South Brisbane and Kurilpa Point, around 1875.

StateLibQld 2 236919 Victoria Bridge in Brisbane, 1887

StateLibQld 2 236919 Victoria Bridge in Brisbane, 1887

Victoria Bridge in Brisbane, 1887 Building on the right at the horizon is the Treasury Building under construction. On the far left hand side of the view are the Supreme Court building and the Lands Office. (De... More

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.

BrisbaneHorseTramVictoriaBridge1890

BrisbaneHorseTramVictoriaBridge1890

Horse drawn tram at the northern end of the first permanent Victoria Bridge in Brisbane, Australia

StateLibQld 1 105604 Indus (ship) anchored in the South Reach of the Brisbane River, Brisbane, 1876

StateLibQld 1 105604 Indus (ship) anchored in the South Reach of the B...

Indus (ship) anchored in the South Reach of the Brisbane River, Brisbane, 1876 View of the Indus at anchor in the Brisbane River. The first permanent Victoria Bridge, which had a revolving mechanism to allow sh... More

StateLibQld 1 109120 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1881

StateLibQld 1 109120 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 18...

First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1881 View of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, looking from the city towards South Brisbane, around 1881.

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 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 125223 Crossing the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1874

StateLibQld 1 125223 Crossing the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Bri...

Crossing the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1874. Possibly just after the bridge opened in June 1874. A horse and cart is crossing the bridge. Several gentlemen are posing on fenceposts in the f... More

StateLibQld 1 130827 Looking towards Victoria Bridge from Kangaroo Point Cliffs, ca. 1895

StateLibQld 1 130827 Looking towards Victoria Bridge from Kangaroo Poi...

Looking towards Victoria Bridge from Kangaroo Point Cliffs, ca. 1895

StateLibQld 1 138031 South Brisbane during the 1893 floods

StateLibQld 1 138031 South Brisbane during the 1893 floods

South Brisbane during the 1893 floods. The South Brisbane area was inundated by floodwaters and a large section of Victoria Bridge washed away. Poul C. Poulsen, founder of the Poulsen Studios in Brisbane, was ... More

StateLibQld 1 138043 Victoria Bridge after the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 138043 Victoria Bridge after the 1893 flood

Victoria Bridge after the 1893 flood. Looking across towards the city from South Brisbane with the ruined Victoria Bridge in the foreground and the Windmill on the hill in the distance. Poul C. Poulsen, founde... More

StateLibQld 1 150683 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875

StateLibQld 1 150683 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 18...

First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875. Began in 1864, the permanent bridge was not completed until 1874, mainly owing to financial difficulties. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 153223 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875

StateLibQld 1 153223 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 18...

First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875.

StateLibQld 1 154459 First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane River, looking towards the city, Brisbane, ca. 1880

StateLibQld 1 154459 First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane...

First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane River, looking towards the city, Brisbane, ca. 1880

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 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 176215 South Brisbane and Victoria Bridge, ca. 1892

StateLibQld 1 176215 South Brisbane and Victoria Bridge, ca. 1892

South Brisbane and Victoria Bridge, ca. 1892. View of South Brisbane and the first permanent Victoria Bridge. The bridge was destroyed a year later in the flood of 1893. The view takes in the business premises,... More

StateLibQld 1 179883 Crowd gathered on the north bank of the Brisbane River, observing the floodwaters which washed away the Victoria Bridge, 1893

StateLibQld 1 179883 Crowd gathered on the north bank of the Brisbane ...

Crowd gathered on the north bank of the Brisbane River, observing the floodwaters which washed away the Victoria Bridge, 1893. View of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, washed away by the 1893 Brisbane flood... More

StateLibQld 1 203700 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1882

StateLibQld 1 203700 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1882

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1882. View of the Victoria Bridge looking towards South Brisbane. Hancock and Sons Timber Yard is visible to the right of the bridge with the Victoria Baths on the left.

StateLibQld 1 212872 First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane River ca. 1889

StateLibQld 1 212872 First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane...

First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane River ca. 1889 First permanent Victoria Bridge in 1889. This photograph shows the bridge looking towards South Brisbane.

StateLibQld 1 234365 Looking across the Brisbane River towards South Brisbane, from Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, 1876

StateLibQld 1 234365 Looking across the Brisbane River towards South B...

Looking across the Brisbane River towards South Brisbane, from Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, 1876 View shows the Victoria Bridge spanning the Brisbane River. Stockyards can be seen in the foreground and the Railwa... More

StateLibQld 1 239285 First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane River, looking towards South Brisbane, 1874

StateLibQld 1 239285 First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane...

First permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane River, looking towards South Brisbane, 1874 Photograph taken from an album titled 'Photographic views of the city of Brisbane and vicinity, first series'. Photo... More

StateLibQld 1 243655 Panoramic view of South Brisbane during the floods, 1893

StateLibQld 1 243655 Panoramic view of South Brisbane during the flood...

Panoramic view of South Brisbane during the floods, 1893. View is looking down the river towards the docks where a sailing ship is moored. Only half the Victoria Bridge is left.

StateLibQld 1 247038 Section of a panorama of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1874

StateLibQld 1 247038 Section of a panorama of the first permanent Vict...

Section of a panorama of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1874 The newly completed first permanent Victoria Bridge was opened in 1874 and washed away in the 1893 floods. This view is from the ... More

StateLibQld 1 252544 Floodwaters run strongly under the Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252544 Floodwaters run strongly under the Victoria Bridg...

Floodwaters run strongly under the Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1890. The Brisbane River is in full flood, as seen from North Quay.

StateLibQld 1 254337 Victoria Bridge and Brisbane town centre buildings, 1884

StateLibQld 1 254337 Victoria Bridge and Brisbane town centre building...

Victoria Bridge and Brisbane town centre buildings, 1884. Brisbane Law Courts bujilding is the large two storey building on the left and the museum building in William Street can be seen to the right of the bri... More

StateLibQld 1 256196 South Brisbane during the flood, 1893

StateLibQld 1 256196 South Brisbane during the flood, 1893

South Brisbane during the flood, 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 down river, tree... More

StateLibQld 1 256200 Spectators watch as floodwaters threaten to wash away Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 256200 Spectators watch as floodwaters threaten to wash ...

Spectators watch as floodwaters threaten to wash away Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1893. February 4 1893 saw the highest floods on record in Brisbane and elsewhere; 6ft water in Edward Street at the Courier Build... More

StateLibQld 1 258243 All that remains of the Victoria Bridge after floodwaters washed away the city end, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 258243 All that remains of the Victoria Bridge after flo...

All that remains of the Victoria Bridge after floodwaters washed away the city end, Brisbane, 1893. Cyanotype (blue print) photographs, which was a very popular process during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

StateLibQld 1 258255 Elevated view of the flooded river and West End, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 258255 Elevated view of the flooded river and West End, ...

Elevated view of the flooded river and West End, Brisbane, 1893. Cyanotype (blue print) photographs, which was a very popular process during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Looking across wharf buildin... More

StateLibQld 1 258291 Looking down the river towards what is left of the Victoria Bridge after the flood, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 258291 Looking down the river towards what is left of th...

Looking down the river towards what is left of the Victoria Bridge after the flood, Brisbane, 1893. Cyanotype (blue print) photographs, which was a very popular process during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

StateLibQld 1 258307 South Brisbane and all that remains of the Victoria Bridge during the floods, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 258307 South Brisbane and all that remains of the Victor...

South Brisbane and all that remains of the Victoria Bridge during the floods, Brisbane, 1893. Cyanotype (blue print) photographs, which was a very popular process during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

StateLibQld 1 391349 South Brisbane inundated by floodwaters, 1893

StateLibQld 1 391349 South Brisbane inundated by floodwaters, 1893

South Brisbane inundated by floodwaters, 1893. A section of the Victoria Bridge has been washed away by the flooded Brisbane River. The South Brisbane side of the bridge is still visible. Many South Brisbane st... More

StateLibQld 1 44647 South Brisbane and wharves viewed from a hill, ca. 1889

StateLibQld 1 44647 South Brisbane and wharves viewed from a hill, ca....

South Brisbane and wharves viewed from a hill, ca. 1889 The elevated view takes in the South Brisbane reach of the Brisbane River, with a view of the wharves, buldings and houses of the area. Some ships are moo... More

StateLibQld 1 45719 All that is left of the Victoria Bridge after floods washed a section away, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 1 45719 All that is left of the Victoria Bridge after floo...

All that is left of the Victoria Bridge after floods washed a section away, Brisbane, 1893. On the morning of Monday 6 February 1893, the northern half of the Victoria Bridge collapsed under the rush of floodwa... More

StateLibQld 1 47008 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, photographed during the 1893 flood

StateLibQld 1 47008 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, photographed during the...

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, photographed during the 1893 flood. Large group of people gathered to watch the rising flood waters under the Victoria Bridge in 1893. Half of the bridge was swept away in the flood. ... More

StateLibQld 1 50476 Horsedrawn carriages and pedestrians at the northern approach to the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1885

StateLibQld 1 50476 Horsedrawn carriages and pedestrians at the northe...

Horsedrawn carriages and pedestrians at the northern approach to the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1885 View of the first permanent Victoria Bridge (opened in 1874) looking from the north bank ... More

StateLibQld 1 51504 Victoria Bridge looking from North Quay to South Brisbane, ca. 1875

StateLibQld 1 51504 Victoria Bridge looking from North Quay to South B...

Victoria Bridge looking from North Quay to South Brisbane, ca. 1875.

StateLibQld 1 82751 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875

StateLibQld 1 82751 First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 187...

First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875 The first permanent Victoria Bridge across the Brisbane River, looking from the city towards South Brisbane, around 1875.

StateLibQld 1 89404 Workers below Victoria Bridge, cleaning up debris after the flood, Brisbane, 1896

StateLibQld 1 89404 Workers below Victoria Bridge, cleaning up debris ...

Workers below Victoria Bridge, cleaning up debris after the flood, Brisbane, 1896.

StateLibQld 1 96480 Construction of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1873

StateLibQld 1 96480 Construction of the first permanent Victoria Bridg...

Construction of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1873 Men working on the construction of the first permanent Victoria Bridge over the Brisbane River, around 1873. View is from the north side o... More

StateLibQld 2 174751 Remains of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, swept away in the 1893 Brisbane floods

StateLibQld 2 174751 Remains of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, s...

Remains of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, swept away in the 1893 Brisbane floods The first permanent Victoria Bridge was constructed during the years 1864-1874, and stood until it was destroyed in the 189... More

StateLibQld 2 290391 Illustration of the first permanent Victoria Bridge looking towards the government offices and Queen Street, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 2 290391 Illustration of the first permanent Victoria Brid...

Illustration of the first permanent Victoria Bridge looking towards the government offices and Queen Street, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 2 67626 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1893

StateLibQld 2 67626 Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1893

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1893. This bridge was washed away in the floods of 1893. Part of the Intelligence and Tourist Bureau Brisbane postcard series.

Concrete pylons being erected for the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1869 (3989365554)

Concrete pylons being erected for the first permanent Victoria Bridge,...

Photographer: Unidentified Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia View this page at the State Library of Queensland http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/134626 Information about State Library of Queensland’s ... More

Crossing the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1874 (3989366846)

Crossing the first permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1874 (3989...

Photographer: Unidentified Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia View this page at the State Library of Queensland http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/81964 Information about State Library of Queensland’s c... More

First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875 (3988612581)

First permanent Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1875 (3988612581)

Photographer: Unidentified Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia View this page at the State Library of Queensland http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/144233 Information about State Library of Queensland’s ... More

Remains of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, swept away in the 1893 Brisbane floods (3988614807)

Remains of the first permanent Victoria Bridge, swept away in the 1893...

Photographer: Unidentified Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia View this page at the State Library of Queensland http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/100171 Information about State Library of Queensland’s ... More