The 2nd Trades Hall Building, intersection of Edward and Turbot St (next to Jacob's Ladder), Brisbane, ca 1948 - Note the advert on top of the building for Trittons in George St. The statue that was once on the left side (as shown in the other photo I have pinned, dated 1928), has been moved to its present location of Anzac Square. Demolished in 1984

Trades Hall, George Street, Brisbane, ca - you can see the statue that was once on the left side (as shown in the other photo I have pinned, dated has been moved to its present location of Anzac Square

Regatta Hotel Toowong, Brisbane, ca. 1940 - In 1885 William Winterford commissioned architect Richard Gailey to design the Regatta Hotel located on the corner of River Drive and Sylvan Road Toowong. A feature of this three storey building is the wide verandahs, designed to catch the river breezes and take in the extensive views of the Brisbane River. The Regatta Hotel took its name from the regattas held on the Toowong Reach of the river by the Brisbane Rowing Club , which opened in 1875.

In 1885 William Winterford commissioned architect Richard Gailey to design the Regatta Hotel located on the corner of River Drive and sylvan Road Toowong, .

The Old Windmill back in 1950s, is a heritage-listed tower located in Wickham Park, on Wickham Terrace in Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Old Windmill back in is a heritage-listed tower located in Wickham Park, on Wickham Terrace in Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Old Brisbane

brisbane skyline 1972 from kangaroo point

Stones Corner Hotel, 1949 - A big crowd of people are drinking on the footpath. Possibly on a Saturday afternoon on their way to the Rugby League match just down the road (description given with photo). My father's families old area and his older brother's stopping ground, this pub. His brother is most likely in this photo, as he was 21 at this time. He still goes down to this hotel 3 times a week to see his mates.

Stones Corner Hotel, 1949 - A big crowd of people are drinking on the footpath. Possibly on a Saturday afternoon on their way to the Rugby League match just down the road (description given with photo). My father's families old area and his older brother's stopping ground, this pub. His brother is most likely in this photo, as he was 21 at this time. He still goes down to this hotel 3 times a week to see his mates.

McDonnell & East Department Store,Brisbane in Queensland in 1950. State Library of Queensland.

McDonnell & East Department Store,Brisbane in Queensland in State Library of Queensland.

Cloudland Ballroom; (built in 1940) Brisbane, Queensland; Bulldozed by the Deen Brothers in 1982 with only the permission of then Premier Joh Bejelkie Peterson, this caused quite a furore as the Wrecking of the Bellvue Hotel in the city had in 1979.

(built in Brisbane, Queensland; Bulldozed by the Deen Brothers in 1982 with only the permission of then Premier Joh Bejelkie Peterson, this caused quite a furore as the Wrecking of the Bellvue Hotel in the city had in

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