Pikedale Station
Australian Cattle Stations

Pikedale Station – QLD

April 20, 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. […]

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Colonial Buildings Australia

Deloraine House – Tenterfield

April 10, 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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Australian History

Australia’s Oldest Surviving Gold Rush Town

July 8, 2018 suggpixc 0

Australia’s oldest surviving gold-rush town, Sofala, is just 49 km from Bathurst in New South Wales. The village has only two streets, with most of the buildings in original condition. Edward Hargraves discovered gold nearby […]

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Australian History

The inland River Port of Morgan

June 3, 2018 suggpixc 0

The inland River Port of Morgan was once one of the busiest inland ports in Australia. It is located on the North-West Bend of the River Murray in South Australia, about 320 kms by water […]

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Architecture

Sublime design: the Queenslander

February 23, 2018 suggpixc 0

The classic Queenslander, whose design can be easily modified to suit our contemporary lifestyles. Wikimedia Commons Lindy Osborne, Queensland University of Technology The Queenslander house is a classic piece of Australian architectural design. With its […]

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