Former Kerry Bridge Hotel
Australian History

Kerry Bridge Hotel – Qld Scenic Rim

07/09/2021 suggpixc 0

Kerry Road was the first track to the Lamington National Park ranges, and it was along there that the O’Reilly family carried their farm equipment and belongings, beyond the farm selections along the Albert River […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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suggpix deloriane house
Australian History

Deloraine House – Tenterfield

10/04/2020 suggpixc 1

The property known as “Deloraine” is a heritage listed house built on two parcels of land which were first purchased in September 1858. The land was granted to Edmund Curry whose descendants still live in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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