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Sepia Saturday: Colonial Fishing Days

This Sepia Saturday has three young men relaxing at their leisure on the creek bank after a spot of fishing with their flimsy fishing rods. It brought to mind many similar scenes that would have occurred in colonial Queensland beside creeks and waterways throughout the countryside. 418 more words

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Trove Tuesday: The Kunkel family leaves Ipswich

The people had to go where there was work for them and where there was a living. Wages were six shillings a day. They followed the establishment of the railway line right through. 1,066 more words

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Men of the Queensland Bush: Sepia Saturday 249

This week’s Sepia Saturday is about the horse, the cart and the drivers. While my Denis Gavin from Kildare and Dublin worked as a bullocky out west when he first arrived in Queensland I have no photos of him, or his bullock dray. 360 more words

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