Emu Creek Bridge showing two trains with people standing on the trains and others standing on river bank, Queensland, c1900-?

(1900). Emu Creek Bridge showing two trains with people standing on the trains and others standing on river bank, Queensland, c1900-?.

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Title Emu Creek Bridge showing two trains with people standing on the trains and others standing on river bank, Queensland, c1900-?
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1900
Year available 2011
Series Fryer Library Miscellaneous Photograph Collection, UQFL479
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; sepia.
Source Fryer Library Miscellaneous Photograph Collection, UQFL479, PhL388
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Abstract/Summary The Fryer Library Miscellaneous Photograph Collection is a collection of black and white photographs, many undated, mostly relating to Queensland people and places. The collection also includes photographs of other Australian and overseas locations as well as photographs relating to The University of Queensland. Please contact the Fryer Library for more information.
Keyword Emu Creek Bridge (Qld.) -- History
Railways -- Queensland
Locomotives -- Queensland
Railway bridges -- Queensland -- History
Queensland -- Pictorial works
Victoria Bridge (Brisbane, Qld.) -- History
Indooroopilly Bridge (Brisbane, Qld.) -- History
Chillagoe Railway and Mining Company
Chillagoe Railway Line (Qld.)
Geographic co-ordinates

153.649789,-9.210063 137.995957,-9.210063 137.995957,-29.177898 153.649789,-29.177898 153.649789,-9.210063

Additional Notes The Emu Creek Bridge on the Chillagoe Company's railway line near Petford and about 97 miles west of Cairns, was built in 1900 partly of girders from the old Indooroopilly Bridge and the Victoria Bridge, both destroyed by the flood of 1893.(Information from Page 28 of the Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 25 March, 1916. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10462/comp/5722; "SYNDICATE" RAILWAYS AND THE TOOWONG ELECTION. (1900, November 24). The Brisbane Courier, p. 11. Retrieved June 26, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19077245

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