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Fire engine in the Centenary Parade, corner of Flinders and Denham Street, Townsville, November 1964

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Queensland post office directory: Queensland towns directory 1902Queensland post office directory: Queensland towns directory 1904Ash Street, Kirwan, ca.1961 Pat O'Brien and friend on motorcylce, Burdekin Bridge, 1955Young man diving from Bluewater Bridge, Townsville, ca. 1945Youth swimming at Bluewater Bridge, Townsville, ca. 1945First helicopter to land on The Strand, Townsville, 1953Pat O'Brien on Bluewater Bridge, Townsville, ca. 1945Flying boat tender, skippered during WWII, Townsille, 1944-45Pat O'Brien digging his motorcycle out of mud, Cluden track, Townsville, 1954Pat O'Brien drumming at RAAF base Garbutt, 1953Pat O'Brien in mud scramble during motorcycle race, Cluden track, Townsville, 1954Pat O'Brien and Robert Berry on striped L.E. Velocette motorcycle, 1952Pat O'Brien during mud motorcycle race, Cluden track, Townsville, 1954Pat O'Brien and dog, Bluewater Creek, Townsville, 1951O'Brien family shopping in Flinders street, Townsville, ca. 1937Crossing the West Barratta bridge, Burdekin, March 1965Members of Parks hockey team, Cutheringa Park, Townsville, 1948Pat O'Brien on scooter, Camp Street, Mundingburra, ca. 1935Truck washed off low level Barratta Bridge, Burdekin, 1965Pat O'Brien in front of igloo hut, RAAF base Garbutt, Townsville, ca. 1953Portrait of Pat O'Brien with his mother, Townsville, ca. 1930Alligator Creek meatworks, Townsville, 1912Aerial view of Alligator Creek meatworks, Townsville, n.d.Staff accommodation at Alligator Creek meatworks, Townsville, n.d.Extensions at Alligator Creek meatworks, Townsville, 1915Aerial view of Alligator Creek meatworks, Townsville, n.d.Boat docked at wharves, Townsville, n.d.Wharves at Alligator Creek meatworks, Townsville, n.d.Wharves at Alligator Creek meatworks, ca. 1900Dwellings at Alligator Creek meatworks, ca. 1900Aerial photograph of RAAF Base Garbutt, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of RAAF Base Garbutt, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of RAAF Base Garbutt, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of RAAF Base Garbutt, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of Garbutt airstrip, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of Cluden racecourse, Townsville, 1941Aerial photograph of Bowen Road, Townsville, 1941Aerial photograph of Ross Plains airstrip, Townsville, 1941Aerial photograph of Oonoonba, Townsville, 1941Aerial photograph of Annandale and Douglas, Townsville, 1974Aerial photograph of Rosslea and Oonoonba, Townsville, 1941Aerial photograph of Ross River Road and Aitkenvale, Townsville, 1941Aerial photograph of Aitkenvale, Townsville, 1941Aerial photograph of Mundingburra and Aitkenvale, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of Garbutt airstrip, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of The Strand and Kissing Point, Townsville, 1942Aerial photograph of Townsville and Ross Creek, 1942Victoria Bridge, Townsville, ca. 1900

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The Monsoon Stories Collection was funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments. However, content in this Collection does not necessarily represent the views of either Government.
Townsville City Council acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun, Bindal, Gugu Badhun and Nywaigi as the Traditional Owners of this Land. We pay our respects to their cultures, their ancestors and their Elders, past and present- and all future generations.