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Picture relating to Brisbane - titled 'Construction of the second temporary Victoria Bridge, 1893'
Picture relating to East Brisbane - titled 'Flood in East Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, 1893'

Construction of the second temporary Victoria Bridge, 1893

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1893
(contact QldPics about this picture)

Following the destruction of the first Victoria Bridge (opened in 1874 and washed away by flood waters on 6 February 1893), a temporary bridge structure was erected in late 1893 to link the city with South Brisbane, which served until the opening of the second permanent bridge in 1897. (Description supplied with photograph)

This picture is also part of the following Bonzle photo collections: