South Brisbane Coal Wharves

Stage Number: MBSH.03.01.89

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: West End-South Brisbane-North Woolloongabba

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Dock Street, South Brisbane

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48225,153.03

Time Link: 1884

Map Link: 1884

Image Time Point: 1884

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The South Brisbane Coal Wharves was built in 1883 and the following year the wharves were connected by railway running from Woolloongabba to what was called the ‘South Brisbane Junction’ (Corinda). The wharves serves the trade from the West Moreton coal fields.


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 201, 203

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 5 chains to the inch. City of Brisbane. 5 chains to the inch. Government Engraving, and Lithographic Office, Brisbane. 634496