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(4 pictures)
Picture relating to Yeppoon - titled 'Yeppoon Town'
Picture relating to Bribie Island - titled 'Large Rock Cod caught at the White Patch, Bribie Island, 1936'
Picture relating to Burketown - titled 'Fishing party at Burketown, North Queensland, 1936'
Picture relating to Bundaberg - titled 'Dead fish floating in the river after the distillery fire, Bundaberg, 1936'

Dead fish floating in the river after the distillery fire, Bundaberg, 1936

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1936
(contact QldPics about this picture)


Lightning strikes started a fire at the distillery, which was the home of Bundaberg Rum. The rum from the distillery flowed into the Burnett River and killed the fish. The fire destroyed most of the building and it was three years before production resumed again. Bundaberg Distillery is still operating from this sited today. (Information taken from: Bundaberg Rum website, 2005, retrieved 05 April 2006, from <http://www.bundabergrum.com.au/history-of-bundaberg-rum>.

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