Queen Street, 1953: Until the late 1960s, trams ran along the entire length of Queen Street and cars could be parked in the main street of Brisbane. Buildings on the left included Christies Café, Tattersall’s Club, Bayards, His Majesty’s Theatre, Wintergarden Theatre (WGT), and T&G Mutual Life Society Building
Toll-gate at the Kangaroo Point end of the Story Bridge, Brisbane, 1940 - View of a car approaching the toll-gate at the Kangaroo Point end of the Story Bridge. When the Story Bridge first opened in 1940 the toll charge for motor cars carrying not more than seven passengers was 6d. Other charges ranged from 1d for bicycles to 1/6 for heavy vehicles.
Never before seen photographs of 'Lost Brisbane' over past 150 years
Intersection of Vulture and Stanley Streets, South Brisbane, ca. 1907 - A tram passes the intersection of Vulture and Stanley Streets, South Brisbane. The South Brisbane Municipal Chambers can be seen in the background.
Inside the Regent Theatre Milk Bar, Brisbane, - Woman sitting at the counter inside the Regent Theatre Milk Bar is having a milkshake from a glass. The shop assistant behind the counter is preparing another order for a waiting customer.
A trolley bus about to leave the Storey Bridge over the Brisbane River in the in Queensland, Australia. Hard to believe it now has 6 always packed lanes of traffic. The alternative is a km tunnel under the river.
Mt Gravatt Hotel on Logan Rd,in Brisbane's southeast in 1900.
Old Dreadnought tram heads out to the Belmont terminus while in the background an FM is heading for the City. Over 40 years later, about 500 metres of these two sets of tram lines are still visible on Old Cleveland Road. They are the only such lines and the suburb is now called Carina.