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Old photos of Hervey Bay, Queensland
 

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History of city Hervey Bay, Queensland in photos

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Geography: Hervey Bay - is a city in the state of Queensland, Australia. The city is situated approximately 290 kilometres (180 mi) or 3? hours' highway drive north of the state capital, Brisbane. It is a natural bay between the Queensland mainland and nearby Fraser Island. The local economy relies on tourism which is based primarily around whale watching in Platypus Bay to the north, access to Fraser Island, accessible recreational fishing and boating and the natural north facing, calm beaches with wide undeveloped foreshore zones. (Wiki)

Date of foundation: 1863

History:

Population: 52 288

Sights:

Hervey Bay. Father and son in a horsedrawn buggy, 1904
Father and son in a horsedrawn buggy, 1904
Hervey Bay. Lighthouse on Woody Island, circa 1906
Lighthouse on Woody Island, circa 1906
Hervey Bay. Panorama of Hervey Bay
Panorama of Hervey Bay
Hervey Bay. Pialba Hotel
Pialba Hotel
Hervey Bay. Pialba Railway Station, Hervey Bay, 1912
Pialba Railway Station, 1912
Hervey Bay. Students of Urangan Farms State School, 1908
Students of Urangan Farms State School, 1908
Hervey Bay. The Steamship 'Calulu'
The Steamship "Calulu", loading coal at Urangan
Hervey Bay. Torquay shopping centre, Hervey Bay
Torquay shopping centre

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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