Coronation Drive retaining wall repairs 1887

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Where: 80 Ann St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

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When: 01 January 1900

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Title: Coronation Drive retaining wall repairs 1887

Location: Brisbane, Queensland

Description: Retaining walls under construction after a major landslip between Boomerang and Skew Streets on 4 Feburary 1887. Tenders for a concrete wall were called on 7 May 1887. (Description supplied with photograph)
North Quay retaining wall, 1886-1887 with W. H. Chambers, City Engineer. (Description supplied with photograph)

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    quasymody

    • 19/Sep/2014 07:48:51

    I love these engineering and building works in progress pics! This SLQ retaining wall works pic kind of reminds me of this ANMM Poulsen Studios pic of the Treasury Building under construction [https://www.flickr.com/photos/anmm_thecommons/7258514918/in/set-72157614325828417]