Walsh River Bridge, showing people standing next to train on the bridge, Chillagoe Railway Line, Queensland, c1900-1901

(1900). Walsh River Bridge, showing people standing next to train on the bridge, Chillagoe Railway Line, Queensland, c1900-1901.

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Title Walsh River Bridge, showing people standing next to train on the bridge, Chillagoe Railway Line, Queensland, c1900-1901
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1900
Year available 2011
Series Fryer Library Miscellaneous Photograph Collection, UQFL479
Type image/tiff
Format Photograph; sepia.
Source Fryer Library Miscellaneous Photograph Collection, UQFL479, PhS388
Rights Copyright expired
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 Walsh River Bridge (Qld.)
Chillagoe region -- History
Railways -- Queensland
Locomotives -- Australia -- Pictorial works
Railway bridges -- Queensland
Chillagoe Railway and Mining Company
Chillagoe Railway Line (Qld.)
Indooroopilly Bridge (Brisbane, Qld.) -- History
Victoria Bridge (Brisbane, Qld.) -- History
Additional Notes This photograph was published in The Queenslander (1901, April 20) article 'Mining Interests Of North Queensland', p. 763, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page2403258.

The Chillagoe Railway and Mining Company used girders from the old Indooroopilly Bridge and the Victoria Bridge, both destroyed by the flood of 1893, in some of the railway bridges they built. The Walsh River Bridge might have been one of them.

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