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Picture relating to Warwick - titled 'Wooden bridge over the river in Queens Park, Warwick, ca. 1880'
Picture relating to Ipswich - titled 'Wimbuhn, an early Ipswich residence, ca. 1883'
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Portrait of Glen and Vera, Queensland, 1900-1910 (Description supplied with photograph)'
Picture relating to Brisbane - titled 'Woman cycling in Brisbane, 1890-1900'
Picture relating to Allora - titled 'Children on bicycles in front of H. Weynand's blacksmith business, Allora, Queensland, ca. 1900'
Picture relating to Pittsworth - titled 'Stewart and Mines wholesale and retail store, Pittsworth, ca. 1903'
Picture relating to Toowoomba - titled 'Union Bank of Australia building, Toowoomba, ca. 1906'
Picture relating to Adavale - titled 'Stagecoach outside Adavale Post Office, 1907'
Picture relating to Inglewood - titled 'General store in Inglewood, ca. 1908'
Picture relating to Kedron - titled 'Marathon race on Gympie Road, Kedron, 1908'
Picture relating to Glen Aplin - titled 'Group of gentlemen pictured outside the Perkins residence, Glen Aplin, 1908'
Picture relating to Charleville - titled 'Office of the Charleville Times newspaper, ca. 1909'
Picture relating to Longreach - titled 'Wool wagon teams along Eagle Street, Longreach, ca. 1910'
Picture relating to Eumundi - titled 'One of the Etheridge boys on his bicycle at Eumundi, Queensland, 1910-1920'
Picture relating to Hughenden - titled 'Young girl with her father in a living room, surrounded by children's toys, Hughenden, Queensland, 1900-1910'
Picture relating to Warwick - titled 'Grafton Street, Warwick, ca.1910'

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Wooden bridge over the river in Queens Park, Warwick, ca. 1880

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1880
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Originally known as the Police Paddock, this picturesque park became a venue of Warwick Shows, St Patrick's Day sports, and many other sporting events such as football, cricket, athletics, archery and cycling. The cycling track was already built in 1885. (Description supplied with photograph.)
Warwick was the first town on the Darling Downs, established in 1849 on the banks of the Condamine River. The rich grazing land around the area supports horse and cattle studs, fine wool and grain. In 1871 the railway from Ipswich came through. Warwick is situated 158km south west of Brisbane on the Cunningham Highway. (Information taken from: M. Barca, Explore Historic Australia, 2002)