Commercial Hotel, Barcaldine

Michael Keniger, 1947-. Commercial Hotel, Barcaldine.

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Title Commercial Hotel, Barcaldine
Date photo taken 1980
Date scanned 2006-08-1
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Unknown
Photographer Michael Keniger, 1947-
Location Oak Street, Barcaldine, Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Category Commercial
Subcategory Hotels
Structural Systems & Elements Timber construction
Single skinned
Building Materials Timber
Ripple iron
Corrugated iron
Architectural Features Awnings
Double roofs
Timber balustrades
sunscreens (architectural
Surrounding Features Advertising signs
Roads & streets
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger
Additional Notes Barcaldine is situated on the Central Western Railway line approximately 518 km west of Rockhampton. Barcaldine is well known in Australian history as the place of the 1891 shearers' strike and the foundation of the Australian Labor Party under the Tree of Knowledge. It is also home to the Australian Workers Heritage Centre and the old world Radio Theatre, complete with its canvas seats and the working windmill that pumps water into the sculpture designed and erected by the Youth of Barcaldine, which stands outside the information centre.

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Created: Wed, 06 Dec 2006, 10:20:40 EST by Cathy Bauer