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Picture relating to Warwick - titled 'Helene Street Bridge near Warwick, ca. 1896'

Helene Street Bridge near Warwick, ca. 1896

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1896
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Warwick from Freestone Hill, looking south. Helene Street Bridge in the foreground.
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)

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