Hamilton Wharves

Stage Number: MBNH.10.01.13

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Clayfield-Albion-Hamilton

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: MacArthur Avenue, Hamilton

Latitude & Longitude: -27.44222222,153.07413889

Time Link: 1923

Map Link: 1925

Image Time Point: 1925

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The Hamilton Wharves came into being in 1923 after the construction of the Hamilton Retaining Wall from 1902. The reclamation of the river bank continued into the 1920s with the construction of the Hamilton Cold Stores (1925) and the Butter Board Factory adjoining wharves.


Cohen, Kay. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Margaret Kowald, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas 1860-1960. Volume 1. RHSQ. 2014. page 206

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MLMS. 40 chain AG2 series 1887–1932—Moreton district. 40 chains to 1 inch. Moreton 40 Chain map AG2 series sheet 2 west. AG2