C1879

Q.N.R. Cooktown Railway Trial Survey

Map of the trial survey of the railway from Cooktown to the Normanby River. Following the Palmer gold rush of 1873 a railway was needed to connect to the coast. An isolated line opened between Cooktown and Palmer Road in … Read Full Description

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S/N: QLD-QNRNDCOOK-1879–423945
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Full Title:

Q.N.R. Cooktown Railway Trial Survey

Date:

C1879

Mapmaker:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Paper Size: 

310mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
Q.N.R. Cooktown Railway Trial Survey - Antique Map from 1879

Genuine antique
dated:

1879

Description:

Map of the trial survey of the railway from Cooktown to the Normanby River. Following the Palmer gold rush of 1873 a railway was needed to connect to the coast. An isolated line opened between Cooktown and Palmer Road in 1885, and extended to Laura in 1888.

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