Turbot Street Brisbane before our time. My sister worked in the bank in Turbot Street in the l970s

Turbot Street Brisbane before our time. My sister worked in the bank in Turbot Street in the

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

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

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.

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.

Intersection of Stanley Street, Vulture Street and Dock Street, South Brisbane, c.1887-89: The photo shows a horse-drawn omnibus and horse-drawn tram with a tip horse which is an accompanying third horse to assist on the hill. The building on the left was South Brisbane School of Arts. It housed the Post and Telegraph Office, from 1881, South Brisbane Library, from 1897 and City Concert Hall, from 1902

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

Intersection of Stanley Street, Vulture Street and Dock Street, South Brisbane,

Trolley Bus, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City c1960's

Trolley Bus, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City c1960's

Trolley Bus, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City c1960's

Trolley Bus, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City c1960's

Vulture and Stanley Street Brisbane 1907

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.

Tram at the Fiveways, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, 1968

Tram at the Fiveways, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, 1968

Brisbane City Council four motor tram 505 Logan Road Buranda about to pass under the railway with typical cars of the era and the wonderful Queenslander homes.

Who remembers what the advertisement was on the back of every tram ticket? — in Brisbane, Australia. when we were first married we furnished our entire house with furniture from Trittons.

I love this archival shot from the Regent Theatre in Brisbane taken in 1936! #Brisbane #Queensland

Reliving the glory days of Brisbane's iconic Regent Theatre

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 1950's, in Queensland, Australia. Hard to believe it now has 6 always packed lanes of traffic. The alternative is a 6.8 km tunnel under the river.

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.

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.

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.

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