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Bullock team hauling empty molasses tankers from the Normanby Distillery to the Strathpine Railway Station, ca. 1948 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. 1925


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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Young girl with camels at Alma Park Zoo, ca. 1990Delaneys Creek School reunion on 7 November 1981Enis and Jesse WilkinsonCaboolture Shire Centenary CelebrationsFire shackDance Hall at Bongaree in 1925Miss Sandra KirkChildren on swingThe Esplanade ToorbulMum's LoungePeace celebrations, Dayboro, 1918The last house on Gympie Road between Samsonvale Road and South Pine Road, being moved to DayboroDamaged Machinery - Petrie MillConstruction of Community Health BuildingBuilding of North StoreFairfield - No. 5 L.S.E. MotorMachineryGroup photographJune HoughtonMemorial gates at entrance to Pine Rivers R.S.L. (Returned Services League) Kallangur in 1995Official opening of Westfield Shopping Centre on Monday evening, 22 August 1983Pine Rivers Park, Gympie Road Strathpine (as part of the Pine Rivers Festival, 6 June - 14 June)Coming homeDamaged Machinery - Petrie MillThe Mermaid Pool at Deception BayKing's Cottage, 18 Dayboro Road Petrie, 4 March 1995Opening of Norman L. Reilly Park in Strathpine, ca. 1993Cafe ArcadiaScarborough Boat HarbourW. Protheroe at Dohles Rocks, GriffinCoe farm known as Arondale, ca. 1930Mr Jack Hausmann (senior) with his bullock team in CabooltureConstruction of Albany Creek Leisure Centre, ca. 1996Redcliffe Hospital Nurse Management TeamAlbert (Wally) and Myrtle Lehman's kiosk in Beachmere in the 1930sLevins 60 or Williers 60 Vulcan busAerial photograph looking south along the railway line and Gympie Road Lawnton and StrathpinePine Rivers Shire Council Recycling Scheme promotion with Allan (Alfie) LangerFishing at the JettySports DayThe Queensland Brands Directory for 1924-25Moreton Bay Region Libraries Facebook Post 29 April 2020 - Our COVID-19 Call OutCaboolture Shire Centenary CelebrationsMembers of the pioneering Chambers family of Mount PleasantSingle Men's HostelDayboro Dairy Factory and Creamery, Williams Street Dayboro, 1976Kallangur National Bank office which opened in a shop front only two days a week, 1964Installation of drainage on Morayfield Road (near Torrens Road)Pine Rivers Park, Gympie Road Strathpine (as part of the Pine Rivers Festival, 6 June - 14 June)Group of officers of the Queensland Mounted Infantry in camp at Fort Lytton, late 1890s

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.