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 Hornibrook Highway ca. 1970 Woodford Motors in 1932Carmody's Royal Hotel in 1978Redcliffe BeachRedcliffe JettySeries of proofs - Buildings in the Pine Rivers ShireThe Morrison family home in the Samford Valley, 1907Caboolture River Bridge on Morayfield Road, ca. 1920sOpposite the Redcliffe Jetty  ca. 1925Bullock team hauling empty molasses tankers from the Normanby Distillery to the Strathpine Railway Station, ca. 1948


The Moreton Bay Local History Collection captures the history of the Moreton Bay Region, showing how our communities and suburbs have grown and changed over time, from the influences of large manufacturers, to the growth of our suburban centres and communities that are along the coastline and D'Aguilar Range.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that content in this website and various linked websites may contain images, voices, or names of deceased persons.




Samsonvale Cemetery, August 1988Samford Church of Christ, 1987Bridge on Editors Road Enoggera, 1894Footbridge being constructed over creekAdvertisement for Normandy RumCouncil ProjectEileen Anderson and Mrs MillerFlooding of South Pine River, April / May 1996January 2011 Flood Event - Debris in Leis Park LawntonRacesPostcard of the Lawnton Showground Memorial Gates, Gympie Road, Lawnton, ca. 1930U.S. (American) 1st Cavalry Division camp, WarnerAerial photograph of the Bald Hills Flats, 1972The main street of Beachmere in the 1930sRoadworks at Mt Mee, 1930Dressed up for a paradeGreyhoundCaboolture River weirCampers at ScarboroughNew Highway opensCar with covered trailerMaryvale - Causticizing DepartmentMaryvale - Drive AnnexeMain entry into North Pine (Petrie) via River Street, 1896Machine Shutdown - 1974Sir Robert Menzies (Prime Minister of Australia) VisitMullet fishingForestry - Two workers cutting down treesStructural & Architectural ConsultantsRedcliffe High SchoolAerial view of Slash Pine planted in 1981 at BurpengaryMachine Shutdown - 1974 - 3 September 1974Young flax plants under trial at the Bribie Island Tree FarmJanuary 2011 Flood Event - Debris left after the North Pine River flooded Suttons BeachMaryvale - Harland Drive - No. 1 MachineReception for Ambulance First AidersMachinery - 5 September 1974Site of the old Baker's Buildings (established 1924) at 24 King Street Caboolture, 2020Dayboro War Memorial in the grounds of Dayboro State SchoolLuna Park at RedcliffeNorth Lakes Library - The Corso North Lakes - 29 May 2020 - no seatingUnknown employees in a meetingRedcliffe Hospital car park - 8Greensill's bullock team hauling timber to Watson's sawmill, near Kobble Creek Railway StationBribie Island Barge in the 1950sAerial photograph looking south towards the Pine RiverMons FrawleySeabraeChurch

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Country across our region. We also acknowledge and pay our respects
to the Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and Turrbal Traditional Custodians, and their elders past, present and emerging.