Monthly Archive: June, 2017

Woolooga Township

We found a few historical photographs of Woolooga: from photos of the lovely hotel that was burnt down in 1936 to the promotion of land release in 1913. Gympie Times article can be… Continue reading

Fires of Gympie

Fires of Gympie Gympie has had several fires over the years. We have found a few photos of buildings after a fire. We also have a few before and after photos. In 2011… Continue reading

Ads from the past

A bit of a flashback to ads in the Gympie Times in 1948. We found all of these searching The Gympie Times Newspaper on Trove (National Library of Australia) This content is a… Continue reading

Traveston Creek Rail Accident

On the 9 June 1925 the mail train to Rockhampton derailed on a bridge across Traveston Creek. Nine people were killed and 50 were injured. You can read more on the State Library… Continue reading

The Gold Fields Bill

The Gold Fields Bill was tabled in the Legislative Assembly in order to regulate the Gold Fields of Queensland. The first reading in the Legislative Assembly, Queensland Parliament of the Gold Fields Bill… Continue reading