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 blog: http://blogs.slq.qld.gov.au/…/09/frightful-railway-accident/

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Rocky Mail Train disaster at Traveston 9 June 1925

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW 1888 - 1954), Wednesday 10 June 1925, page 1

Railway Disaster

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