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Picture relating to Border Loop - titled 'Border Loop'
Picture relating to Kidston - titled 'State battery at the goldfields, Kidston, 1927'
Picture relating to Kidston - titled 'Shamrock Hotel, Kidston, 1927'

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Border Loop

contributed by MichaelHarley, taken in 1927
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Mt.Gipps (Qld side of the Nsw/Qld Border Tunnel) during construction of the Sydney to Brisbane line in 1927. The tunnel was costructed from both sides of the Mt. & met within a few inches of the center. Senitor Nevil Bonner was the first person to be passed from NSW to Qld. when the miners broke through. He was taking a Billy Can of water to his uncle when the break through happened.

This picture is also part of the Bonzle Construction (open in new window) photo collection.