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(2 pictures)
Picture relating to Avenel - titled 'Avenel'
Picture relating to Bowen - titled 'War Memorial in Bowen, ca. 1940'


contributed by greenfingers, taken in 1940
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Racecourse showing grandstand & track. Last horse race meeting conducted in 1941. Site used at varying times for athletics, gymkhana, cricket and annual fund raising community BBQ's for funding of the Memorial Hall and Swimming Pool. During World War 2 an air raid shelter dugout was established close to the Northern Boundry.

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