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Remarkable Smash – Car Sandwiched between Trams

It has been a while since I wrote anything for this blog. Unfortunately, life, work, a global pandemic, and other responsibilities have got in the way. However, today, while doing some research, I came across this interesting image at the State Library of Queensland. The photo shows a motor car sandwiched between two trams at... Continue Reading →

#Acquisitions – Paris Reborn

Stephane Kirkland, Paris Reborn: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City (New York: Picador, 2014). While my own research is focussed on transport in Brisbane, that work is cited within two key sub-fields – transport and urban history. As I am currently getting to grips with the historiography of both... Continue Reading →

#Acquistions – Lost Brisbane

Kay Cohen, Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Margaret Kowald, Lyndsay Smith, and Jew Stewart, Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas, 1861-1960 (Brisbane, QLD: The Royal Historical Society of Queensland with QBD Bookshop, 2014) and Lost Brisbane 2 and Surrounding Areas: The Later Years (Brisbane, QLD: The Royal Historical Society of Queensland with QBD Bookshop, 2016). As with... Continue Reading →

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