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Picture relating to Bundaberg - titled 'Burnett Traffic Bridge spanning the Burnett River, Bundaberg, ca. 1914'
Picture relating to Canungra - titled 'Flying flox near Coomera Crossing aerial ropeway, ca. 1914'

Burnett Traffic Bridge spanning the Burnett River, Bundaberg, ca. 1914

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1914
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Bundaberg is situated at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. Four hours drive north from Brisbane, Bundaberg is located in the heart of a rich sugar and horticultural belt. Bundaberg is identified with the locally manufactured Austoft Cane harvesters and famous Bundaberg Rum.

This photograph is part of a hand coloured publication titled 'Souvenir of Bundaberg', published by W. Blaikie, Bundaberg, ca. 1914.

Burnett River Traffic Bridge was erected between 1889 and 1891 at a cost of 23,665 pounds. There was much damage to construction and loss of two lives during a severe flood in 1890. The bridge was opened during 1900, replacing a vehicular ferry service.

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