Testing Stony Creek Falls Bridge, Queensland, 1890

Richardson, Sidney (1890). Testing Stony Creek Falls Bridge, Queensland, 1890.

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Creator Richardson, Sidney
Title Testing Stony Creek Falls Bridge, Queensland, 1890
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1890-06-30
Series Sidney Richardson Collection, UQFL243
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; b&w
Source Sidney Richardson Collection, UQFL243, Box 1, Photo 39
Language eng
Rights Copyright expired
Subject 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Abstract/Summary Testing Stony Creek Falls Bridge, Queensland, 1890 during construction of the Cairns Herberton railway. The Cairns Range Railway was built to connect the mining centre of Herberton with Cairns. Work began on 10 May 1886, the first sod being turned in Cairns by Samuel Griffith, Premier of Queensland, and the first train arrived in Herberton on 20 October 1910 (Information taken from: A. D. Broughton, A pictorial history of the construction of the Cairns Range Railway, 1886-1891, 1991).
Keyword Stony Creek region (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Stony Creek Falls (Qld.)
Railroads -- Queensland -- Cairns
Railroads -- Queensland -- Herberton
Railroad bridges -- Queensland -- History

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