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
Early view of Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1864 - People, horses and carriages on unsealed Queen Street in Brisbane, Queensland, around 1864. Timber, stone and brick shops and buildings line either side of the street.
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