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Trades Hall, George Street, Brisbane, ca early1950s - you can see the statue that was once on the left side (as shown in the other photo I have pinned, dated 1928), has been moved to its present location of Anzac Square

Trades Hall, George Street, Brisbane, ca early1950s - you can see the statue that was once on the left side (as shown in the other photo I have pinned, dated 1928), has been moved to its present location of Anzac Square

Official opening of City Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, 1930 - Official opening of Brisbane City Hall, 8 April 1930. The front of the hall is decorated with flags and banners. The photograph taken from the Ann Street side of hall.

Official opening of City Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, 1930 - Official opening of Brisbane City Hall, 8 April 1930. The front of the hall is decorated with flags and banners. The photograph taken from the Ann Street side of hall.

Queen Street, during an air raid test alarm, Brisbane, 1942 ...Brisbane could never claim to be a metropolis. One of the biggest problems for out-of-towners, including Australians from other States, was actually finding the city centre... John Oxley Library, State Library of QLD Neg: 99716

Queen Street, during an air raid test alarm, Brisbane, 1942 ...Brisbane could never claim to be a metropolis. One of the biggest problems for out-of-towners, including Australians from other States, was actually finding the city centre... John Oxley Library, State Library of QLD Neg: 99716

Fishing in the Brisbane River at Norman Park, ca. 1934 (via the State Library of Queensland)

Fishing in the Brisbane River at Norman Park, ca. 1934 (via the State Library of Queensland)

Waterford business (August Rick's Saddlery) featured in this 1901 photograph taken on Nerang Street. In his youth, the business owner used to carry the mail on horseback from Logan Village to Greenbank.

Waterford business (August Rick's Saddlery) featured in this 1901 photograph taken on Nerang Street. In his youth, the business owner used to carry the mail on horseback from Logan Village to Greenbank.

The 'Maid of Sker' played an important part in the early development of Nerang.

The 'Maid of Sker' played an important part in the early development of Nerang.


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Fishing in the Brisbane River at Norman Park, ca. 1934 (via the State Library of Queensland)

Fishing in the Brisbane River at Norman Park, ca. 1934 (via the State Library of Queensland)

August Rick's saddlers shop, Logan Qld 1901

August Rick's saddlers shop, Logan Qld 1901

The 'Maid of Sker' played an important part in the early development of Nerang.

The 'Maid of Sker' played an important part in the early development of Nerang.

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

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

Ferris wheel at the Ekka, Brisbane, ca. 1918 by State Library of Queensland, Australia. #Ekka #Queensland #Brisbane

Ferris wheel at the Ekka, Brisbane, ca. 1918 by State Library of Queensland, Australia. #Ekka #Queensland #Brisbane

Margaret Street, Brisbane c. 1871.  Cute little cottage - Margaret Street is in the middle of the Brisbane CBD, all high rise now and this relic long gone

Margaret Street, Brisbane c. 1871. Cute little cottage - Margaret Street is in the middle of the Brisbane CBD, all high rise now and this relic long gone

Moore's Cash Store in Commercial Road, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, ca. 1894. A Bulimba horsedrawn tram appears in the foreground.

Moore's Cash Store in Commercial Road, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, ca. 1894. A Bulimba horsedrawn tram appears in the foreground.

1957, Burleigh, First drive in theatre on the Gold Coast on the site where Stockland Burleigh Heads now sits.

1957, Burleigh, First drive in theatre on the Gold Coast on the site where Stockland Burleigh Heads now sits.

Locomobile with James Trackson at the tiller, Parliament House, Brisbane, ca. 1902 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Locomobile with James Trackson at the tiller, Parliament House, Brisbane, ca. 1902 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Photograph taken from the corner of Edward Street and Queen Street, looking south. The large building visible at the top of the rise on the right was originally the convict barracks, constructed in 1827 - 1828 and demolished in 1881. In the far distance, on the corner of George Street, is Dr Hugh Bell's residence, erected in 1857, and demolished in 1906. The two-storey buildings in the foreground were the North Brisbane Hotel on the left and R. A. Kingsford's store on the right. Most of the…

Photograph taken from the corner of Edward Street and Queen Street, looking south. The large building visible at the top of the rise on the right was originally the convict barracks, constructed in 1827 - 1828 and demolished in 1881. In the far distance, on the corner of George Street, is Dr Hugh Bell's residence, erected in 1857, and demolished in 1906. The two-storey buildings in the foreground were the North Brisbane Hotel on the left and R. A. Kingsford's store on the right. Most of the…

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

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