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Picture relating to Hughenden - titled 'Shearers' Strike in Hughenden, 1891'
Picture relating to Brisbane - titled 'Sketch of various exhibits as part of the National Association Exhibition, Brisbane, 1891'
Picture relating to Bowen Hills - titled 'Bowen Hills, Brisbane, photographed from the hospital, ca. 1891'
Picture relating to Cannon Hill - titled 'House on Cleveland Road in Cannon Hill, Brisbane, ca.1891'
Picture relating to Diddillibah - titled 'Diddillibah Provisional School students, ca. 1891'
Picture relating to Boulia - titled 'Teacher and students at Boulia State School, ca. 1891'
Picture relating to Tinnenburra - titled 'Water bore Tinnenburra No. 4 at Tinnenburra Station, 1891'
Picture relating to South Brisbane - titled 'South Brisbane seen from across the river, ca. 1891'
Picture relating to Charters Towers - titled 'Charters Towers Stock Exchange, 1891'
Picture relating to Clifton - titled 'Club Hotel, Clifton, ca. 1891'
Picture relating to Aramac - titled 'Albion Hotel, Aramac, ca. 1891'
Picture relating to Barcaldine - titled 'Strikers' Library at Barcaldine during the 1891 Shearers' Strike'
Picture relating to Barcaldine - titled 'Union camp in Barcaldine during the 1891 Shearers' Strike'
Picture relating to Mount Crosby - titled 'Mount Crosby Pumping Station under Construction, 1891'
Picture relating to Mount Crosby - titled 'Wales' Sawmill near Mount Crosby, ca. 1891'
Picture relating to Mount Crosby - titled 'Standpipe and reservoir at the summit of Mount Crosby, 1891'

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Shearers' Strike in Hughenden, 1891

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1891
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Townsville Mounted Infantry soldiers escorting a wagon train of blackleg workers to Hughenden Station during the Shearers strike. In late March and early April about sixty blacklegs were recruited at Townsville for Hughenden station. On 25 March 121 officers and men of the Townsville Mounted Infantry were called out to protect them. (Information taken from: S. Svensen, The Shearers' war : the story of the 1891 shearers' strike, 1989)

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