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Australia  1959  corner Queen St. - Albert St.  Brisbane by pizzodisevo, via Flickr

Old Brisbane pictures

I love how story bridge towered over it's imediate neighbours. Thanks for the time trip.

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

Published in a new book, titled Lost Brisbane and surrounding areas 1860-1960, the captivating scenes of never-before-seen photographs of Brisbane uncovers the forgotten moments in time.

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, seen from William Street, ca. 1898

Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, seen from William Street, ca. 1898

Brisbane River and Customs House, Queen St, Petrie Bight, 1932

Brisbane River and Customs House, Queen St, Petrie Bight, 1932

Commissariat Store, William Street, Brisbane, 1913 -  The Commissariat Store under reconstruction.  This is the second oldest remaining convict built structure in Brisbane.

Queensland State Archives

Connecting Queenslander's with their past—the histories of families, local communities and the state. Significant records of government are available and accessible.

Brisbane River Cruise with Captain Cook bridge being built in the background.

When Southbank was just South Brisbane

A cheeky copy of deebs excellent Melbourne Southbank thread. South Brisbane was originaly a popular location for Aboriginals, white settlement started...

South Brisbane Railway Station

When Southbank was just South Brisbane

A cheeky copy of deebs excellent Melbourne Southbank thread. South Brisbane was originaly a popular location for Aboriginals, white settlement started...

Australian Hotel, corner of Queen St and Albert St, Brisbane, 1942 - Photograph taken outside the Australian Hotel during World War II. You can see servicemen outside the hotel crossing the street.

Australian Hotel, corner of Queen St and Albert St, Brisbane, 1942 - Photograph taken outside the Australian Hotel during World War II. You can see servicemen outside the hotel crossing the street.

Vulture and Stanley Street Brisbane 1907

Vulture and Stanley Street Brisbane 1907