Union Hotel, Barcaldine

. Union Hotel, Barcaldine.

Attached Files (Some files may be inaccessible until you login with your UQ eSpace credentials)
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
Click to show the corresponding preview Barcaldine_425.tif image/tiff 25.71MB 83
Title Union Hotel, Barcaldine
Date photo taken 1980-01-01
Date scanned 2006-08-01
Architect Unknown
Location Oak Street, Barcaldine, Queensland
Maple Street, Barcaldine, Queensland
Australia
Category Commercial
Streetscapes
Subcategory Hotels
Pubs
Shopfronts
Rural streetscapes
Structural Systems & Elements Timber construction
Columns
Building Materials Timber
Fibro
Corrugated iron
Architectural Features Awnings
Single-storey
Timber balustrades
Verandahs
Surrounding Features Advertising signs
Shop signs
Roads & streets
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.

Document type: Digilib Image
Collection: Queensland Country Towns
 
Versions
Version Filter Type
Citation counts: Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
Access Statistics: 167 Abstract Views, 94 File Downloads  -  Detailed Statistics
Created: Tue, 12 Dec 2006, 10:24:37 EST by Cathy Bauer