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Queensland State Archives  Bringing history to life one post at a time!

Post and Telegraph Offices, Charters Towers, c 1890. #somanylines
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Happy Steve Irwin Day! 🐊 #crikey

Bit of a tight squeeze driving on Yungaburra Range Road back in the late 1920s. #nohummersallowed
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Banana Punts on the Johnstone River, c 1902. #toughjob
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This good looking fish is called a Beaked Coral Fish. It was drawn by Frank Olsen back in 1965. #art
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Over the 183 days of Expo 88, the Munich Festhaus served approximately 375,000 litres of beer. #expo88 #fact
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People are always telling me to stop clowning around, not sure why! #expo88 #clowns
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To celebrate QSA2 turning 10 over the weekend we had a small morning tea today. A staff member brought along this fabulous cake for us all to share. #cakewasamazing #cakes #cakedecorating #sugarbliss

#didyouknow On 13 November 2003 the Governor in Council officially named maroon as Queensland's state colour. #maroon #queenslander

One of the more random drawings from our collection. Spanner Crab, colour. Ranina ranina (Linnaeus). Grant's "Guide to Fishes" (1965) p.247
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Always wanted to see what Barcaldine looked like back in 1985? Look no further! #mysterysolved
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