Photo Gallery

1970 or 80

The first upgrade of the (New) Balmoral Hotel. (Source a local magazine name unknown at this stage).

1920s

Bulimba Hotel from the Bulimba Memorial Park. (Photo Courtesy SLQ, edited by BDHS).

1965

Timber supports for the concrete deck. (Courtesy BCC Archives, BDHS Post)

1965

Preparing for the construction of the framework for the Murarrie Off-Ramp.
(Courtesy BCC Archives, posted by BDHS)

1965

Constructing the framework for the Queensport Road Off-Ramp.

1965

The first ramp built was the off-ramp at Murarrie. The counterweight was poured in place. (BCC Archives Photo)

Engine propulsion layout

Sir James Holt was built at Evans Deakin. This is a sketch of the set up down below. Drawn by Keith Love.

1965

The first day of sea trials. (BCC Archives Photo, Posted by Bulimba District H S).

1965

Fully laden sea trials at Murarrie. (BCC Archives, Posted by Bulimba District Historical Society).

c 1968

Balmoral Recreation Reserve L & W Anderson were the main team involved in building the Valley United Stars Clubhouse. The supervisor in the hat looks to be Dave Cousins. (P & E Anderson Family Photo).

Changing Times

It would not be long before the Ferry was superseded by the Gateway Bridge. (N & V West Family Photo).

From the Gateway

A view of the area at Murarrie from above. (N & V West Photo)

2016

A view from the Twin Gateway Bridges 30 Years later.
(Love Family Photo)

2011

A photo from Facebook. Shows The Island at Hamilton after the 2011 flood awaiting her fate. There was a lot of controversy after the flood. Several comments were emotional. Sadly It left the island doomed. (Unknown Source Facebook).

Nearly all over

On the Slip next to Cairnscross Dock.
(Photo Rob N Suzanne Toreaux).

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