Myers - remember the old Myers? ... and the massive steep ramp up the side to get to the top floor parking lot?

Myers - remember the old Myers? and the massive steep ramp up the side to get to the top floor parking lot?

Two women cross Margaret St. after a hailstorm, Toowoomba, Queensland, ca. 1943 / Local History and Robinson Collections, Toowoomba City Library, http://twbspydus8.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/FULL/PIC/BIBENQ/370596/3126702,2 | thefashionarchives.org

Women crossing the intersection, carpeted with hail, of Ruthven and Margaret Streets, Toowoomba, 1944

View of Toowoomba Grammar School, ca. 1876 - Toowoomba Grammar School was built in Gothic style, situated on 50 acres by Margaret, Mackenzie, Herries and Mary Streets. It was opened in 1876. Sir Charles Lilley laid the foundation stone on 5 August 1876.

View of Toowoomba Grammar School, ca. 1876 - Toowoomba Grammar School was built in Gothic style, situated on 50 acres by Margaret, Mackenzie, Herries and Mary Streets. It was opened in Sir Charles Lilley laid the foundation stone on 5 August

Maureen and Vera from Toowoomba's Londy's Cafe pose for a photo (circa 1962).

Maureen and Vera from Toowoomba's Londy's Cafe pose for a photo (circa

Toowoomba Railway Station, 1882

Toowoomba Railway Station, 1882

Alexander & Munro, Drapers, Toowoomba, ca. 1894 / John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 6795 http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/202628 | thefashionarchives.org

Alexander & Munro, Drapers, Toowoomba, ca. 1894 / John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 6795 http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/202628 | thefashionarchives.org

Toowoomba North State School, Toowoomba, Queensland, ca. 1907

Toowoomba North State School, Toowoomba, Queensland, ca.

i used to live near the top of the street.  Herries Street, Toowoomba

i used to live near the top of the street. Herries Street, Toowoomba

Clifford Gardens early days.

Clifford Gardens early days.

Toowoomba range 1945

Service station outside Toowoomba, Queensland, ca. Pollard's truck loaded with wool bales just outside Toowoomba.

North on Ruthven Street, with the Club Hotel to the right, ca. 1908

StateLibQld 1 45643 North on Ruthven Street, with the Club Hotel to the right, ca. 1908 - Category:Hotels and pubs in Toowoomba - Wikimedia Commons

Carnival of Flowers Sideshow Alley - the  carnival sideshow alley would run at night for the first week in September and was located on the village green behind City Council Chambers. The first thing I looked for was the Shannon's Hot Chips Bus. Unfortunately no pics on the net of the Shannon's Hot Chips Bus :(

Carnival of Flowers Sideshow Alley - the carnival sideshow alley would run at night for the first week in September and was located on the village green behind City Council Chambers. The first thing I looked for was the Shannon's Hot Chips Bus. Unfortunately no pics on the net of the Shannon's Hot Chips Bus :(

Imperial Hotel in Toowoomba

Imperial Hotel in Toowoomba

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