Norman Creek

The fascinating history of Norman Creek as described by popular journalist Clem Lack Jr. in the Courier Mail, 27 May 1950.

ca. 1910: Norman Creek and Bridge. (State Library of Queensland ID: 502129736)
1875: View of Norman Creek Bridge. (Brisbane City Council)
1878: View of Brisbane Wharves from James Warner’s house in Kangaroo Point. (State Library of Queensland)
1887: View from East Brisbane across Norman Creek, 1887. Houses can be seen among the trees across the bridge on the far bank. The road and fence dominate the foreground on the near bank. (Queensland University of Technology. ID: 3875).
ca. 1889:  Dinghies anchored in Norman Creek below Norman Creek Bridge. (State Library of QueenslandL ID: APO-040-0001).

This was also the site of the first tram terminus serving the Norman Park, Hawthorne, Morningside and Bulimba areas, travelling to the CBD.  

1921: Norman Creek and tram terminus in East Brisbane. (State Library of Queensland)

1950: Tram on Norman Creek Bridge , 1 June, 1950. (Brisbane City Council)