House, Barcaldine

Michael Keniger. House, Barcaldine.

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Title House, Barcaldine
Date photo taken 1980
Date scanned 2006-08-01
Architect Unknown
Photographer Michael Keniger
Location Barcaldine, Queensland
Australia
Open Access Status Other
Category Dwellings
Subcategory Houses
Condition Deteriorated
Structural Systems & Elements Timber construction
Stumps
Building Materials Timber
Corrugated iron
Lattice
Architectural Features Gable roofs
Timber balustrades
Verandahs
Blinds
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: Tue, 12 Dec 2006, 11:48:01 EST by Cathy Bauer on behalf of Architecture and Music Library