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Picture relating to Croydon - titled 'Celebrations in the street in front of the Town Hall, Croydon, ca. 1901'
Picture relating to Warwick - titled 'Warwick Police Station, ca. 1901'
Picture relating to Brisbane - titled 'Imperial Troops on parade in Brisbane, 1901'

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Celebrations in the street in front of the Town Hall, Croydon, ca. 1901

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1901
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Croydon is located in the heart of the Gulf Savannah, in north west Queensland. When first settled in the 1880s Croydon was a large pastoral holding until gold was discovered in 1885. By 1887 the town's population had reached around 7,000 and during its heyday, Croydon was the fourth largest town in the colony of Queensland.

A large crowd is gathered in the main street, possibly to celebrate Federation. Buildings include the Town Hall, Court House and Police Station. The Queensland Mining building is at the bottom of the street.

This picture is also part of the following Bonzle photo collections: