Cake Walk - Coney Island, NY Circa 1911

17 Vintage Thrill Rides Of Questionable Safety

Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: A Thrill a Minute: 1911 high-resolution photo

The picture shows a gentleman assisting a lady to alight from Brisbane's first railway carriage.    Queensland's first railway line extended from Ipswich to Grandchester. The first section of this line opened on 31 July 1865. The line was later extended to the Darling Downs, then was connected with Brisbane in 1875.

"Fashionably attired gentleman assists lady to alight from Brisbane’s first railway carriage,

Walter Taylor Bridge, Brisbane; opening ceremony.  From the private collection of Walter Tayler. Image curtesy of Rev. Dr. Noel Davis.

From the private collection of Walter Tayler, Image curtesy of Rev. Noel Davis, photographed in 1936 (ID

Pictures of Australian Localities from 1936  Collecting tolls on the indooroopilly bridge

Pictures of Australian Localities from 1936 Collecting tolls on the indooroopilly bridge

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