Clermont Street, Emerald

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. Clermont Street, Emerald.

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Title Clermont Street, Emerald
Date photo taken 1979
Date scanned 2006-06-28
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location Emerald, Queensland
Australia
Category Commercial
Streetscapes
Subcategory Shops
Shopfronts
Structural Systems & Elements Cantilever
Masonry construction
Building Materials Bricks
Architectural Features Awnings
Parapets
Single-storey
Two-storey
Surrounding Features Shop signs
Roads & streets
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
Additional Notes Emerald is located in Central Queensland, 266 kilometres west of Rockhampton. The town was established in 1879 as a base for the railway line from Rockhampton to the Central West. Little remains of Emerald’s early buildings as the town experienced major fires in 1936, 1940, 1954 and 1968. The region has a diverse industry base including coal mining, grazing, agriculture (grain and cotton), horticulture (grapes and citrus) and gem fossicking.

Document type: Digilib Image
Collection: Queensland Country Towns
 
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