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Picture relating to Croydon - titled 'Two stagecoaches outside the post office, Croydon, 1908'
Picture relating to Urangan - titled 'Students from Urangan Farms State School, Hervey Bay, Queensland, 1908'

Two stagecoaches outside the post office, Croydon, 1908

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1908
(contact QldPics about this picture)


Croydon is located in the heart of the Gulf Savannah, in north west Queensland. When first settled in the 1880s Croydon was a large pastoral holding until gold was discovered in 1885. By 1887 the town's population had reached around 7,000 and during its heyday, Croydon was the fourth largest town in the colony of Queensland.

This picture is also part of the Bonzle Post (open in new window) photo collection.