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28-June-2020
28-June-2020

Photographs supplied by John Huth
The seat commemorates 150 years of railway services in Queensland from 1865 to 2015.

The first Queensland railway line from Ipswich to Bigge’s Camp (known today as Grandchester) was completed on Monday 31 July 1865. The first Station Master was W H Norris who took up his post at Grandchester on 1 August 1865.

Location

Address:Rifle Range Road, Botanical Gardens, Emerald, 4720
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.536606
Long: 148.164767
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1865
Approx. Event End Date:2015

Dedication

Front Inscription

QueenslandRail
Celebrating
  150
years of rail
in Queensland

1865 - 2015

Proudly donated by Queensland Rail

Source: MA
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