This view of the Toowoomba station (depot in US) was taken from the northern side, looking south, about 1961. The buildings were built of red brick. At the time this photo was taken, the whole exterior was white-washed.  The building on the immediate left housed offices, the central building belonged to the station master, waiting rooms, and the refreshment rooms. The low buildings further away were lavatories, parcels offices, and porters rooms.

This view of the Toowoomba station (depot in US) was taken from the northern side, looking south, about The buildings were built of red brick. At the time this photo was taken, the whole exterior was white-washed.

1896, Toowoomba Railway Station, Honour Board and Railway Yard Structures - Goods Shed (1896 - 1896). This is taken in 1993. The new road for the Schofield St bypass was opened in 2016 and runs exactly where the grass line runs.

Toowoomba Railway Station, Honour Board and Railway Yard Structures - Goods Shed - This is taken in The new road for the Schofield St bypass was opened in 2016 and runs exactly where the grass line runs.

Toowoomba Railway Station, building looking north, 1993

Toowoomba Railway Station, building looking north, 1993

“The railway played a great part in WWI and WWII in the transportation of our troops and also the contribution they made overall to the war,” Mr Davison said.  “A lot of the workers quit the railway to join up, and all the men on that honour board down there are Queenslanders.”  He said while many people had visited the Mother’s Memorial, many were unaware of the presence of the railway station’s large honour board, and would possibly find family war history.

“The railway played a great part in WWI and WWII in the transportation of our troops and also the contribution they made overall to the war,” Mr Davison said. “A lot of the workers quit the railway to join up, and all the men on that honour board down there are Queenslanders.” He said while many people had visited the Mother’s Memorial, many were unaware of the presence of the railway station’s large honour board, and would possibly find family war history.

Toowoomba Railway Goods Shed. In addition to rectification works (including structural rectification, fire protection, drainage works, and refurbishment works to bring the building up to current standards), we investigated and proposed various options for the future use of the building, including farmers markets, indoor/outdoor dining, functions and events.”

Toowoomba Railway Goods Shed. In addition to rectification works (including structural rectification, fire protection, drainage works, and refurbishment works to bring the building up to current standards), we investigated and proposed various options for the future use of the building, including farmers markets, indoor/outdoor dining, functions and events.”

The original Myer..

The original Myer..

Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Some of the old restored railway equipment at Toowoomba station...

Tuesday, February Some of the old restored railway equipment at Toowoomba station.

Steam Shed at Toowoomba, Section C - D of Elevations, 9 January 1880

Steam Shed at Toowoomba, Section C - D of Elevations, 9 January 1880

Toowoomba Railway Station, Scales-Weighbridge, 1993

Toowoomba Railway Station, Scales-Weighbridge, 1993

Open House opens doors to Goods Shed. 19th May, 2016.  This year inquisitive…

Open House opens doors to Goods Shed. May, This year inquisitive…

'On April 12 1867 a ceremonial train pulled into Toowoomba greeted by an enthusiastic crowd. With this event the fledgling town of Toowoomba was connected to the world...'

'On April 12 1867 a ceremonial train pulled into Toowoomba greeted by an enthusiastic crowd. With this event the fledgling town of Toowoomba was connected to the world.

The Goods Shed is now owned by the Toowomba Regional Council and forms part of the Toowoomba Railway Parklands Priority Development Area (PDA) Development Scheme. TRC describes the PDA as representing “a bold strategic vision that invites the rediscovery of opportunity and potential, right in the centre of Toowoomba city.” .

The Goods Shed is now owned by the Toowomba Regional Council and forms part of the Toowoomba Railway Parklands Priority Development Area (PDA) Development Scheme. TRC describes the PDA as representing “a bold strategic vision that invites the rediscovery of opportunity and potential, right in the centre of Toowoomba city.” .

Toowoomba Railway Station Goods Shed  Located within the railway yard, The Goods Shed (1896) is a long rectangular building with substantial timber trusses and bracketed central columns. It is clad in corrugated iron, and has a pitched roof with bracketed eaves and a raised central roof light. It also has timber platforms supported on large cut logs.

Toowoomba Railway Station Goods Shed Located within the railway yard, The Goods Shed (1896) is a long rectangular building with substantial timber trusses and bracketed central columns. It is clad in corrugated iron, and has a pitched roof with bracketed eaves and a raised central roof light. It also has timber platforms supported on large cut logs.

Toowoomba Railway Goods Shed. In addition to rectification works (including structural rectification, fire protection, drainage works, and refurbishment works to bring the building up to current standards), we investigated and proposed various options for the future use of the building, including farmers markets, indoor/outdoor dining, functions and events.”

Toowoomba Railway Goods Shed. In addition to rectification works (including structural rectification, fire protection, drainage works, and refurbishment works to bring the building up to current standards), we investigated and proposed various options for the future use of the building, including farmers markets, indoor/outdoor dining, functions and events.”

Toowoomba Railway Goods Shed. In addition to rectification works (including structural rectification, fire protection, drainage works, and refurbishment works to bring the building up to current standards), we investigated and proposed various options for the future use of the building, including farmers markets, indoor/outdoor dining, functions and events.”

Toowoomba Railway Goods Shed. In addition to rectification works (including structural rectification, fire protection, drainage works, and refurbishment works to bring the building up to current standards), we investigated and proposed various options for the future use of the building, including farmers markets, indoor/outdoor dining, functions and events.”

The platform from the rail side of Toowoomba's Railway Station

The platform from the rail side of Toowoomba's Railway Station

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