House and Land Auction in East Brisbane 1920

This advertisement has some fascinating information about the early development of East Brisbane. The claims made for the area apply equally today, except the means of transport differ. “Handy to the city by tram or ferry” – the Mowbray Park ferry service started in 1917 – see below.

The Mowbray Park ferry service began in 1917. This news item from the Brisbane Courier, 20 January 1917, describes the pre-service trial run.

from the Brisbane Brisbane Courier 20 January 1917

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