Early view of Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1864

Early view of Queen Street, Brisbane, ca. 1864 - People, horses and carriages on unsealed Queen Street in Brisbane around Timber, stone and brick shops and buildings line either side of the street.

Ploughing George Street towards Roma Street, 1890s: Chamberlain and Wyllie tendered to put down wooden blocking for the length of Queen Street and George Street from Queen to Roma Streets. The contract was too big for them and George Charles Willcocks took over. Two plough teams were used each operating 12 powerful horses. Four drivers were required and three men to hold and guide the plough

Never before seen photographs of 'Lost Brisbane' over past 150 years

Ploughing George Street towards Roma Street, Chamberlain and Wyllie tendered to put.

Brisbane River Flood History - Brisbane Australia. History Queensland

Read our informative guide on the Brisbane River's flooding history - from the Great Flood on 1893 to the most recent floods in January 2011

Eagle Street wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca.1935

Eagle Street wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, - Tugboats and steam boats docked at the Eagle Street wharves on the Brisbane River, Brisbane. The wharves and buildings are of timber construction.

BRISBANE has a colourful and often turbulent past but how well do you know your own suburban patch?

BRISBANE has a colourful and often turbulent past but how well do you know your own suburban patch

Mooney Memorial Fountain, Brisbane, 1879 - The fountain at the corner of Queen and Eagle Streets was erected by the Brisbane City Council in 1879 as a drinking fountain. It had no association with the monument to James Thomas Mooney, a fireman, who was killed on March 25, 1877, neither has it any association with the victims of a gun accident in the Botanic Gardens.

Emma Miller Fountain, Brisbane, Queensland - Serviced by TIS Turf Irrigation Services, Capalaba, Queensland

Crowds at the south portal of the Hornibrook Highway bridge on opening day Redcliffe 1935

Picture of / about 'Redcliffe' Queensland - Crowds at the south portal of the Hornibrook Highway bridge on opening day, Redcliffe, 1935

Passengers leaving the Redcliffe-Petrie bus at Woody Point, ca. 1930

Passengers leaving the Redcliffe-Petrie bus at Woody Point, ca. 1930 - Austin's Corner shop at the intersection of Oxley Avenue and Lilla Streets at Woody Point.

Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta, January 1956: Large crowds enjoy the Christmas holidays

Never before seen photographs of 'Lost Brisbane' over past 150 years

Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta, January Large crowds enjoy the Christmas holidays.

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