Architecture

Burra – visit the 19th Century

05/03/2021 suggpixc 0

Burra is an old mining and agriculture town in the Mid North of South History.  It has become a history and heritage icon, with most of the original commercial buildings and houses still occupied and […]

Share
Cobar, NSW
Australian History

Cobar… Mining, Drought and Resilience

10/12/2020 suggpixc 0

Cobar is a mining town in the Mid-West of New South Wales.  The local economy relies on gold and base metals mining.  As a consequence, fortunes can fluctuate for the locals (approx. 4000).  At its […]

Share
The Farm Gate
Australian Cattle Stations

The Darling Downs – Queensland

24/07/2020 suggpixc 0

The more you search the Southern Downs, the more surprises you find.  While the history of the full Darling Downs is a testament to the resilience, perseverance and vision of those early European settlers who […]

Share
Architecture

Cecil Plains on the Darling Downs

30/06/2020 suggpixc 0

Cecil Plains is a farming town on the Darling Downs, Queensland, with a population of about 410 people. European settlement began in 1842, when Henry Stuart Russell claimed land around the Condamine River to establish […]

Share
Pikedale Station
Australian Cattle Stations

Pikedale Station – QLD

20/04/2020 suggpixc 0

Once a prosperous sheep station, Pikedale Station was established in 1843 by a Captain Pike. It had many owners until 1919 when it was purchased by James Rogerson in whose family it remained until 1957. […]

Share
Riverboat The Marion
Australian History

Paddle steamers and paddle boats

27/11/2019 suggpixc 0

Paddle steamers and paddle boats have been on the Murray River and in the Murray-Darling Basin since 1853 when William Randell launched the first steamer the P.S. Mary Ann near Mannum, South Australia.  The first […]

Share
Australian History

The settlement of Kerry in Queensland

16/10/2019 suggpixc 0

Kerry is a farming locality between Beaudesert and the Lamington National Park. Kerry Road was the track to the Lamington National Park and a primary school opened in 1884 (it closed in 1943), the Kerry […]

Share
1 2 3 4