C1875

Map Showing Proposed Route for Railway Line from Bundaberg to Mount Perry 1875

Mapmaker:

Scarce map of the proposed railway line from Bundaberg to Mount Perry. With the discovery of copper in 1869 at Mount Perry, the township grew rapidly and consequently a railway was required to provide transport to the coast. The first … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Map Showing Proposed Route for Railway Line from Bundaberg to Mount Perry 1875

Date:

C1875

Mapmaker:

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

705mm 
x 292mm

Paper Size: 

737mm 
x 320mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map Showing Proposed Route for Railway Line from Bundaberg to Mount Perry 1875 - Antique Map from 1875

Genuine antique
dated:

1875

Description:

Scarce map of the proposed railway line from Bundaberg to Mount Perry. With the discovery of copper in 1869 at Mount Perry, the township grew rapidly and consequently a railway was required to provide transport to the coast. The first 65 kilometre section from North Bundaberg railway station to Moolboolaman opened on 19 July 1881.

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