Gympie in Flood

Many of Gympie’s biggest floods took place during the early part of the year.

The 1893 flood which was the biggest on record had 2 flood peaks in early-mid February a week apart.

Other notable floods were 1898,1955, 1999, 2011, 2013.

The first recorded flood took place in 1870.

Flood of Feb 1999

Flood of Feb 1999

Flood of Feb 1999 - Billys Hotel

Flood of Feb 1999 – Billy’s Hotel

Flooded Mary Street 1955

Flooded Mary Street 1955

One Mile School and Mining Equipment under water 1893 flood

One Mile School and Mining Equipment under water 1893 flood

Commissioners Gully, during the 1890 flood

Commissioners Gully, during the 1890 flood

Floods in Mary Street

Floods in Mary Street

 

This content is a part of G150: Celebrating 150 years of Gympie.