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Caboolture 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 Hornibrook Highway ca. 1970Carmody's Royal Hotel in 1978Redcliffe BeachRedcliffe JettySeries of proofs - Buildings in the Pine Rivers ShireThe Morrison family home in the Samford Valley, 1907


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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Queensland Steam and Vintage Machinery Society Inc., ca. 1980sNorth Pine Presbyterian Church, North Pine Country Park, ca. 1985Quota Club PresentationReady for actionUnveiling of a plaque commemorating the landing of Matthew Flinders on Bribie IslandBushman's Arms Hotel, ca. 1905Heritage Festival at the North Pine Country Park (as part of the Pine Rivers Festival, 6 June - 14 June)Goodfellows Road Kallangur in 1964Opening of Norman L. Reilly Park in Strathpine, ca. 1993Sand garden CompetitionTerrors Creek (Dayboro), ca. 1915Jim Dohle holding two cauliflowers from Dohle property at Dohles RocksTwo clowns on bikesRiverbank Estate, Market Drive Caboolture South, 2020Derek Cecil StringfellowPetrie Mill - Machine - 1974 - 1 September 1974North Pine Dam (also known as Lake Samsonvale) wall near McGavin View ParkScaffolding around the construction of the building known as the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CabooltureSamsonvale Cemetery, August 1988Mal Powell (Mill Accountant) worked at the Petrie MillGuests at the launch of Primary Health Pine Rivers, ca. 1985Flood level at 53 Deans Street side fenceScarborough Beach Park - Landsborough Avenue Scarborough - 16 April 2020 - basketball court closedOld corrugated iron house located on Bishop's farm, ca. 1992Bathers on Suttons Beach at RedcliffeAfter landing at Term Hill before the Diggers arrivedMachine Shutdown - 1974 - 1 September 1974Children enjoying model train rideOld Shire Hall, Gympie Road Strathpine - Renovations (1984-1986)Mill StoryThe Thurecht girlsWestfield Shoppingtown, Gympie Road Strathpine, 1996Aerial view of airstrip in StrathpineCaboolture Shire Centenary CelebrationsClontarf at the Ted Smout Bridge openingDon Chicken winning the paper chop event at the Christmas partyAerial view of WoorimFebruary 2022 Floods - RedcliffeMaree SlaughterCentenary Lakes in flood in May 1980Machine Shutdown - 1974 - 1 September 1974The Opening CeremonyWhopper GroperRiver Severn, ShrewsburyCorner of Esplanade South and Edith Street Donnybrook in November 1974Toilet block in North Pine Country Park, 1994Redcliffe Shopping CentreMachine Shutdown - 1974 - 2 September 1974Strathpine Cricket Club, Premiers B2 North Grade, Warehouse Division (Queensland Cricket Association), 1952/1953Pine Rivers Park Raft Race, 1990

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.