South Brisbane Reach and Wharves

1870 – View of the South Brisbane Wharves
1879 – Migrant ship anchored at South BrisbaneMigrant ship anchored at South Brisbane in 1879.(National Libraries of Australia)
1888 – South Brisbane Reach, Dry Dock and Railway Wharves.
(Queensland University of Technology)
ca. 1889 – Ships docked at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves

Aerial view of ships docked at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves ca. 1899. (Queensland University of Technology)

‘In the foreground there is a small sailing ship with the sails hoisted. Small coal carts can be seen on the rail lines on the wharf area and several pulley systems are spread out along the dock. There are barges moored next to the sailing ship. A steamer called Iceberg is docked in the centre foreground, while a three-masted sail boat is laying at anchor behind the ‘Iceberg. Larger ships in the background from left to right are “Leichhardt”, ??, Tom Fisher Schooner (small white sails), ?? can be seen in the background.’

1898 – River Scene of South Brisbane

View of ‘  large and small boats on the river, buildings on the bank opposite, including a fish market at far right.’South Brisbane from the Bridge, 1898. (Stodart Family Photos, University of Queensland, F3480)

ca. 1900 – South Brisbane Reach

Looking towards the South Brisbane Wharves and Victoria Bridge on the left with the Domain, Government House and the Houses of Parliament on the right. 

South Brisbane Reach of the Brisbane River ca. 1900. (Tweed Regional Museum)
1905 – South Brisbane Wharves
Wharves at South Brisbane. (State Library of Queensland)
ca. 1905 – Wharves and Dry Dock  
(State Library of Queensland)
1910 – Ships lying at anchor looking from North Brisbane
Ships lying at anchor in the South Brisbane Reach ca. 1910. (State Library of Queensland)
1912 – Stanley Wharf  with Adelaide Steamship Company
Stanley Wharf. (State LIbrary of Queensland)
ca. 1916 – Rowing on the river at North Quay
Rowing North Quay ca. 1916. (State Library of Queensland)
1923 – Ships moored at the South Brisbane wharves
Ships moored at South Brisbane wharves 1923.  (State Library of Queensland)
1925 –  Looking south west from the city

Brisbane Central Business District  looking south west from the corner of George and Elizabeth Streets, September 1925.

Looking south west from Brisbane Central Business District September 1925. (Queensland State Archives)
1928 – Coal Wharves

An artist’s impression of the South Brisbane Coal Wharves . Print of an etching on rough cream, handmade, wove paper  created by Vincent Sheldon in 1928. It is held at the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery  of Modern Art.South Brisbane Coal Wharf 1928. (Queensland Gallery/ Gallery of Modern Art)

1973 – South Brisbane Wharves between Brisbane Milling Company and South Brisbane Dry Dock.
Wharves between Brisbane Milling Company and the Dry Dock, 1973.  (Brisbane City Council archives)