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Bulimba at war

Did anyone pick up these behind the farmhouse?

Bulimba at war

The smoke appears to be from a submarine in the middle of the river. Some of the people who lived nearby told me they could be noisy all night long.

Bulimba at war

Same photo but showing the Hawthorne Ferry jetty a New Farm, No HMAS Moreton building, Welsby's house and the CSR Refinery.

Bulimba at war

Another view of the Rheem - Hornibrook Site.

Bulimba at war

Another zoom on a previous photo. It appears that a hole was dug for a gun to be hidden. The guns along this section of the river were to protect the U S Submarines at New Farm.

Bulimba at war

Another view of the Rheem site.

Bulimba at War

Looking east towards Bulimba State School.

Bulimba at war

1936 Shows the area where the past few photos were taken.

Bulimba at war

The site in 1946 was completely different.(PD Online BCC)

Bulimba Tin Refinery

In the 1880's a lot of businesses started popping up around Brisbane. One of these was ""The Queensland Tin Smelting and Assaying Works" 1872 and reinvented around 1884. Quay Street Bulimba.

Bulimba Ferry Teneriffe

1893 SLQ photo of the Bulimba Ferry in flood.

Bulimba Ferry Teneriffe

A better shot of the terminal from the air but at different time. (SLQ Photo)

Bulimba Tin Smelter

Another background photo 1912 taken from Bulimba Ferry, Teneriffe showing part of the Tin Smelter in Quay Street (From a SLQ Photo)

Bulimba Ferry 1912 The "Balmoral

The Balmoral served from around 1895-1924 as a cable ferry. It has been mentioned as a hand over hand ferry in some reports however in this photo it's winch is steam powered.

Families and Ships

A regular sight from around Bulimba. It always did fell like an island. (Photo Anderson Family)

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