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Queensland State Archives 6411 Flood Waters Near Cromarty Townsville Ayr Section showing gang trolley advancing through water c 1930

Queensland State Archives 6411 Flood Waters Near Cromarty Townsville A...

Flood Waters - Near Cromarty - Townsville - Ayr Section showing gang trolley advancing through water.

StateLibQld 1 165975 Copper Mine Creek in flood, Cloncurry, ca. 1925

StateLibQld 1 165975 Copper Mine Creek in flood, Cloncurry, ca. 1925

Copper Mine Creek in flood, Cloncurry, ca. 1925.

StateLibQld 1 187327 Flooding of Rouse's Oyster Dock on Cabbage Tree Creek, Shorncliffe, 1924

StateLibQld 1 187327 Flooding of Rouse's Oyster Dock on Cabbage Tree C...

Flooding of Rouse's Oyster Dock on Cabbage Tree Creek, Shorncliffe, 1924.

StateLibQld 1 200043 Flood scene at James Street, Breakfast Creek in 1928

StateLibQld 1 200043 Flood scene at James Street, Breakfast Creek in 1...

Flood scene at James Street, Breakfast Creek in 1928. Floodwaters surround John Kinross & Co., Wholesale Furniture Manufacturers at Breakfast Creek in 1928.

StateLibQld 1 49444 House Creek at Miriam Vale in flood, 1911

StateLibQld 1 49444 House Creek at Miriam Vale in flood, 1911

House Creek at Miriam Vale in flood, 1911.

StateLibQld 1 53420 People at Clermont after the flood, 1916

StateLibQld 1 53420 People at Clermont after the flood, 1916

People at Clermont after the flood, 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 Wolfgang... More

StateLibQld 1 68255 Flood time at Comet Bridge, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 68255 Flood time at Comet Bridge, Queensland

Flood time at Comet Bridge, Queensland. Comet road bridge inundated with flood water.

StateLibQld 1 75986 Floods along the Proserpine River viewed from the Railway Bridge, Proserpine

StateLibQld 1 75986 Floods along the Proserpine River viewed from the ...

Floods along the Proserpine River viewed from the Railway Bridge, Proserpine.

StateLibQld 1 84640 Group of men standing on the flooded railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917

StateLibQld 1 84640 Group of men standing on the flooded railway bridg...

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

StateLibQld 1 99900 Flood on Barron Falls, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 99900 Flood on Barron Falls, Queensland

Flood on Barron Falls, Queensland. Flood in 1894. Glass negative, 103 of the Alfred Atkinson Collection.

StateLibQld 1 115112 Comet River in flood at Rolleston
StateLibQld 1 117080 Soldiers enjoying a day at the races, despite the storm at Albion Park, Brisbane, January 1941

StateLibQld 1 117080 Soldiers enjoying a day at the races, despite the...

Soldiers enjoying a day at the races, despite the storm at Albion Park, Brisbane, January 1941 After a fierce storm swept through Brisbane, the Albion Park racetrack was left covered in water. This group of sol... More

StateLibQld 1 119652 Bush Nursing Cottage in Bollon surrounded by floodwaters, ca. 1940

StateLibQld 1 119652 Bush Nursing Cottage in Bollon surrounded by floo...

Bush Nursing Cottage in Bollon surrounded by floodwaters, ca. 1940.

StateLibQld 1 121276 McDowall Bridge over Kedron Brook, Enoggera, washed away in flood, 1931

StateLibQld 1 121276 McDowall Bridge over Kedron Brook, Enoggera, wash...

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).

StateLibQld 1 136194 Rescuing stock during the 1928 flooding in Goovigen, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 136194 Rescuing stock during the 1928 flooding in Goovig...

Rescuing stock during the 1928 flooding in Goovigen, Queensland. Riders moving through chest-high floodwaters during the 1928 flood. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 137296 Tanbar Station encircled by the floodwaters of the Barcoo River

StateLibQld 1 137296 Tanbar Station encircled by the floodwaters of th...

Tanbar Station encircled by the floodwaters of the Barcoo River.

StateLibQld 1 14134 Looking towards Roberts Hotel across the bridge at Maleny, 1954

StateLibQld 1 14134 Looking towards Roberts Hotel across the bridge at...

Looking towards Roberts Hotel across the bridge at Maleny, 1954. Obi Obi Creek is in flood.

StateLibQld 1 144683 Motor car being pulled through a flooded Sandy Crossing at Brooweena, Queensland, ca.1925

StateLibQld 1 144683 Motor car being pulled through a flooded Sandy Cr...

Motor car being pulled through a flooded Sandy Crossing at Brooweena, Queensland, ca.1925. Motor car being pulled by a horse through a flooded Sandy Crossing at Brooweena near Maryborough.

StateLibQld 1 14678 Flooded buildings in the Toorbul District, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 14678 Flooded buildings in the Toorbul District, Queensl...

Flooded buildings in the Toorbul District, Queensland. Possibly dwellings along Ningi Creek.

StateLibQld 1 152307 Clearing flood debris from the Mary River Bridge, Kenilworth, 1934

StateLibQld 1 152307 Clearing flood debris from the Mary River Bridge,...

Clearing flood debris from the Mary River Bridge, Kenilworth, 1934. Pictured from left to right: Reg Reynolds, Arthur Tanner, Dave Pickering, Jim Callinan (bank manager). (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 153899 Mail truck crossing the flooded Cherulla Creek in Kenilworth, ca. 1928

StateLibQld 1 153899 Mail truck crossing the flooded Cherulla Creek in...

Mail truck crossing the flooded Cherulla Creek in Kenilworth, ca. 1928. The mail truck is crossing with aid from a pair of horses. The mailman was Henry Leikefett. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 162667 Flooding in Mount Crosby area

StateLibQld 1 162667 Flooding in Mount Crosby area

Flooding in Mount Crosby area. Workers checking water levels near Mount Crosby weir.

StateLibQld 1 165151 Crossing the Diamantina River in flood at Birdsville, Queensland, 1924

StateLibQld 1 165151 Crossing the Diamantina River in flood at Birdsvi...

Crossing the Diamantina River in flood at Birdsville, Queensland, 1924.

StateLibQld 1 167875 Floodwaters on the Esplanade near the bandstand, Wynnum, ca. 1934

StateLibQld 1 167875 Floodwaters on the Esplanade near the bandstand, ...

Floodwaters on the Esplanade near the bandstand, Wynnum, ca. 1934.

StateLibQld 1 178271 Charlie Rasmussen crossing the Barambah Creek in flood at Byee crossing, ca. 1923

StateLibQld 1 178271 Charlie Rasmussen crossing the Barambah Creek in ...

Charlie Rasmussen crossing the Barambah Creek in flood at Byee crossing, ca. 1923.

StateLibQld 1 178391 Boating the mail during flood time across Cooper Creek, 1930

StateLibQld 1 178391 Boating the mail during flood time across Cooper ...

Boating the mail during flood time across Cooper Creek, 1930.

StateLibQld 1 189987 Billy Blake

StateLibQld 1 189987 Billy Blake

Billy Blake rowed the iron boats across the Cooper in flood times. All goods and mail had to be ferried actoss as well as cars - one car would be carried across each time. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 200623 Rockhampton flood, 1890

StateLibQld 1 200623 Rockhampton flood, 1890

Rockhampton flood, 1890. A number of people rowing boats through the floodwaters of the 1890 Rockhampton floods. A child, dressed in a sailor suit, is playing in a cart at the water's edge, on the right.

StateLibQld 1 202631 Flood scene at Camp Hill about 1932

StateLibQld 1 202631 Flood scene at Camp Hill about 1932

Flood scene at Camp Hill about 1932. The Heyes shop with tennis court, ca. 1932. The highest flood came up to last step, one foot from the floor. (Description supplied with the photograph).

StateLibQld 1 204748 Ruins of the traffic bridge, destroyed in the 1916 flood, Clermont

StateLibQld 1 204748 Ruins of the traffic bridge, destroyed in the 191...

Ruins of the traffic bridge, destroyed in the 1916 flood, Clermont.

StateLibQld 1 212844 Flooding near Mount Crosby

StateLibQld 1 212844 Flooding near Mount Crosby

Flooding near Mount Crosby. Flooding at Lake Manchester (?) near Mount Crosby.

StateLibQld 1 224400 Burdekin River in flood 1875, 70 ft. over old bridge

StateLibQld 1 224400 Burdekin River in flood 1875, 70 ft. over old bri...

Burdekin River in flood 1875; 70 ft. over old bridge.

StateLibQld 1 242224 Burdekin River in flood in Ayr, north Queensland

StateLibQld 1 242224 Burdekin River in flood in Ayr, north Queensland

Burdekin River in flood in Ayr, north Queensland. Inscription on back of photograph reads: No. 1 Linesmen at work.

StateLibQld 1 246296 Balonne River in flood, near Dirranbandi, Queensland, 1939

StateLibQld 1 246296 Balonne River in flood, near Dirranbandi, Queensl...

Balonne River in flood, near Dirranbandi, Queensland, 1939. Motorist crossing the swollen river during flooding near Dirranbandi. The bridge is completely submerged.

StateLibQld 1 254108 Vehicles crossing the Boyne River during a flood at Mundubbera, ca. 1934

StateLibQld 1 254108 Vehicles crossing the Boyne River during a flood ...

Vehicles crossing the Burnett River during a flood at Mundubbera, ca. 1934.

StateLibQld 1 254112 View of a flooded Boyne River at Mundubbera, ca. 1934

StateLibQld 1 254112 View of a flooded Boyne River at Mundubbera, ca. ...

View of a flooded Boyne River at Mundubbera, ca. 1934.

StateLibQld 1 254264 Flood damage to the Logan River railway bridge, looking from the Beenleight side, Beenleigh, 1887

StateLibQld 1 254264 Flood damage to the Logan River railway bridge, l...

Flood damage to the Logan River railway bridge, looking from the Beenleight side, Beenleigh, 1887. This album was compiled by Queensland Railways to illustrate flood damage done to rail bridges and tracks durin... More

StateLibQld 1 259068 Floodwaters encroach on houses from Myall Creek, Dalby, ca. 1935

StateLibQld 1 259068 Floodwaters encroach on houses from Myall Creek, ...

Floodwaters encroach on houses from Myall Creek, Dalby, ca. 1935. Photographs have been taken from an album donated by Allan Queale. The photographs focus on the town of Dalby which is located on the Darling Do... More

StateLibQld 1 259164 View of floodwaters of Myall Creek as seen from the Roma Oil derrick, Dalby, ca. 1935

StateLibQld 1 259164 View of floodwaters of Myall Creek as seen from t...

View of floodwaters of Myall Creek as seen from the Roma Oil derrick, Dalby, ca. 1935. Photographs have been taken from an album donated by Allan Queale. The photographs focus on the town of Dalby which is loca... More

StateLibQld 1 291207 Albert River Bridge under flood 24-25 January, 1947

StateLibQld 1 291207 Albert River Bridge under flood 24-25 January, 19...

Albert River Bridge under flood 24-25 January, 1947.

StateLibQld 1 293463 Mount Carbine, ca. 1911

StateLibQld 1 293463 Mount Carbine, ca. 1911

Mount Carbine, ca. 1911. 'Mount Carbine from its hill of Wolfram, showing the mill (left), the township and Manganese Creek in flood.' (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 388385 Floodwaters at Tuchekoi, 1931

StateLibQld 1 388385 Floodwaters at Tuchekoi, 1931

Floodwaters at Tuchekoi, 1931. Caption: When the Mary River overflowed.

StateLibQld 1 389473 Floods at Tweed Heads, 1931
StateLibQld 1 391289 Bourbong Street showing the gas works during floods, 1890

StateLibQld 1 391289 Bourbong Street showing the gas works during floo...

Bourbong Street showing the gas works during floods, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 393333 Railway lines in the flood, Burdekin River

StateLibQld 1 393333 Railway lines in the flood, Burdekin River

Railway lines in the flood, Burdekin River.

StateLibQld 1 42767 Leo Hotel, Clermont, Queensland, being moved after the 1916 flood

StateLibQld 1 42767 Leo Hotel, Clermont, Queensland, being moved after...

Leo Hotel, Clermont, Queensland, being moved after the 1916 flood. Two storeyed Leo Hotel in Clermont, 1917, being moved after the flood of December 1916. The hotel has verandahs round the top and bottom storeys..

StateLibQld 1 43703 Flooding in Currumbin, 1928
StateLibQld 1 44439 Flooded Dogwood Creek, Miles, Queensland, 1930s

StateLibQld 1 44439 Flooded Dogwood Creek, Miles, Queensland, 1930s

Flooded Dogwood Creek, Miles, Queensland, 1930s. Nash Six Roadster, ca. 1928, driving through the flooded Dogwood Creek, near Miles, Queensland.

StateLibQld 1 44551 Floodwaters cover the Victoria Street Bridge, Warwick, 1911

StateLibQld 1 44551 Floodwaters cover the Victoria Street Bridge, Warw...

Floodwaters cover the Victoria Street Bridge, Warwick, 1911.

StateLibQld 1 48940 Rowing in flood waters at Toowong, 1890

StateLibQld 1 48940 Rowing in flood waters at Toowong, 1890

Rowing in flood waters at Toowong, 1890. Flood waters at the Regatta Hotel in Toowong with the brige over Sylvan Road visible on the right. Men are rowing a boat as a means of transportation during the flood.

StateLibQld 1 52544 Flooding of the Mary River along Richmond Street, Maryborough, 1893

StateLibQld 1 52544 Flooding of the Mary River along Richmond Street, ...

Flooding of the Mary River along Richmond Street, Maryborough, 1893.

StateLibQld 1 53252 Car driving through Longreach floodwaters, 1922

StateLibQld 1 53252 Car driving through Longreach floodwaters, 1922

Car driving through Longreach floodwaters, 1922. Three men in a car driving through the floodwaters in Longreach in 1922. The water comes halfway up the car's wheels.

StateLibQld 1 66067 Rescuing the Overland caught in floods on the Cape River, 1926

StateLibQld 1 66067 Rescuing the Overland caught in floods on the Cape...

Rescuing the Overland caught in floods on the Cape River, 1926. Horse team assists the inundated car. Vehicle is an Overland Mystery. Caption on back of original photograph reads:'On way back from holiday to Br... More

StateLibQld 1 68771 Boy sitting on the bonnet of a car bogged in mud from the 1925 flood at Innisfail, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 68771 Boy sitting on the bonnet of a car bogged in mud f...

Boy sitting on the bonnet of a car bogged in mud from the 1925 flood at Innisfail, Queensland. Young boy sitting on the bonnet of an early motor vehicle submerged in mud in Rankin Street, Innisfail in 1925. The... More

StateLibQld 1 68783 Railway Bridge, Proserpine during floods, 1925

StateLibQld 1 68783 Railway Bridge, Proserpine during floods, 1925

Railway Bridge, Proserpine during floods, 1925. Walking along the Railway Bridge over the Proserpine River.

StateLibQld 1 72227 Flooding inundating the Town Bridge, Ravenswood, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 72227 Flooding inundating the Town Bridge, Ravenswood, Q...

Flooding inundating the Town Bridge, Ravenswood, Queensland.

StateLibQld 1 73647 Flooded Street in Gympie, ca. 1873

StateLibQld 1 73647 Flooded Street in Gympie, ca. 1873

Flooded Street in Gympie, ca. 1873. Possibly taken during the floods of 1873.( Description supplied with photograph). Gympie is a city in south-eastern Queensland, situated on the Mary River about 162 kilometre... More

StateLibQld 1 73883 Flood at Mount Hutton Sttation, 1953

StateLibQld 1 73883 Flood at Mount Hutton Sttation, 1953

Flood at Mount Hutton Sttation, 1953 The newer homestead at the right of the photograph was built in 1956. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 75675 Floodwaters in Sandgate, 1887

StateLibQld 1 75675 Floodwaters in Sandgate, 1887

Floodwaters in Sandgate, 1887. Floodwaters at the back of Sandgate Post Office in 1887.

StateLibQld 1 78999 Carry bridge going over a flooded river on the Great Northern Railway line, 1930s

StateLibQld 1 78999 Carry bridge going over a flooded river on the Gre...

Carry bridge going over a flooded river on the Great Northern Railway line, 1930s. Part of the carry bridge appears to be damaged from flood waters. Men can be seen working on the bridge. There is a locomotive ... More

StateLibQld 1 83595 Passenger train crossing the old railway bridge over the Haughton River during the Giru flood

StateLibQld 1 83595 Passenger train crossing the old railway bridge ov...

Passenger train crossing the old railway bridge over the Haughton River during the Giru flood. Passengers can be seen leaning out of carriage windows.

StateLibQld 1 84299 Cloncurry River Bridge under flood waters

StateLibQld 1 84299 Cloncurry River Bridge under flood waters

Cloncurry River Bridge under flood waters. Flood debris completely covers the railway bridge on the Cloncurry to Mount Isa line.

StateLibQld 1 85948 Cobb and Co. coach crossing the swollen Balonne River, Surat, 1914

StateLibQld 1 85948 Cobb and Co. coach crossing the swollen Balonne Ri...

Cobb & Co. coach crossing the swollen Balonne River, Surat, 1914. The horses of the Cobb & Co. coach are being guided across the Balonne River bridge, the bridge sturcture can barely be seen in the spate of the... More

StateLibQld 1 88500 Hotel Central and adjoining buildings during floods, Ingham, Queensland, 1946

StateLibQld 1 88500 Hotel Central and adjoining buildings during flood...

Hotel Central and adjoining buildings during floods, Ingham, Queensland, 1946. Shoppers are negotiating their way along the main street in Ingham. Lower parts of the street beyond the Hotel Central are signific... More

StateLibQld 1 89900 Railway Bridge at Warra in Flood, 1942

StateLibQld 1 89900 Railway Bridge at Warra in Flood, 1942

Railway Bridge at Warra in Flood, 1942. Condamine River in flood over the Railway Bridge at Warra in western Queensland.

StateLibQld 1 90204 Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917

StateLibQld 1 90204 Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin Riv...

Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917. Damaged railway bridge over the flooded Burdekin River with flood debris lodged arround the twisted steel railway tracks. The force of the rising floo... More

StateLibQld 1 91072 Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917

StateLibQld 1 91072 Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin Riv...

Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917. Rising flood waters in the Burdekin River have damaged the Railway Bridge. Logs and debris have been lodged on the twisted iron tracks.

StateLibQld 1 94940 Crowds at the Crown Hotel, Home Hill, during the 1918 Burdekin River flood

StateLibQld 1 94940 Crowds at the Crown Hotel, Home Hill, during the 1...

Crowds at the Crown Hotel, Home Hill, during the 1918 Burdekin River flood.

StateLibQld 1 96088 Lower end of Mary Street, Gympie, inundated with floodwater in 1870

StateLibQld 1 96088 Lower end of Mary Street, Gympie, inundated with f...

Lower end of Mary Street, Gympie, inundated with floodwater in 1870. Shingle-roofed shops stand above the floods while street and verandah posts are submerged. Gympie is a city in south-eastern Queensland, situ... More

StateLibQld 1 98444 Sections of Cairns inundated with high tides and flooding, ca. 1920

StateLibQld 1 98444 Sections of Cairns inundated with high tides and f...

Sections of Cairns inundated with high tides and flooding, ca. 1920. Reproduced from an original glass negative no. 277.

StateLibQld 1 99164 Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917

StateLibQld 1 99164 Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin Riv...

Flood damaged railway bridge over the Burdekin River, 1917. Flood damaged section of the railway bridge over the Burdekin River in the 1917 floods. A section of the bridge has been swept away leaving twisted an... More

StateLibQld 2 167411 Strand Hotel inundated after the cyclone, Cairns, February 1920

StateLibQld 2 167411 Strand Hotel inundated after the cyclone, Cairns,...

Strand Hotel inundated after the cyclone, Cairns, February 1920. 'Breaking over the Esplanade at the Strand Hotel, looking out across the Bay' (Description taken from The Queenslander, 28 February 1920). The c... More

StateLibQld 2 245375 Cairns Harbour Board office after a high tide

StateLibQld 2 245375 Cairns Harbour Board office after a high tide

Cairns Harbour Board office after a high tide Inscription on back of photograph reads:' Cairns harbour Board Office on date of completion, 20 years ago.'.