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Gramma’s House – 1993

Gramma’s House Day Care Centre was established in 1990 in a house on the Henzell farm at Mt. Pleasant. The Centre was dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Chris Henzell, who passed away on 21st December 1988. Her grandchildren and their friends in the district always referred to her home,… Read more »

Old Railway Bridge

Only a couple of months after the closure of the Dayboro Railway on 1st July 1955, a flood eroded the northern bank of the North Pine River at Armstrong Creek changing the course of the river with the road bridge no longer spanning the river. The railway bridge, which was… Read more »

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church was opened on 11th September 1898 on land donated by Rody Cruice. The builder was John Bond. The Brisbane Courier of 13th September 1898 records “…the opening of a new Roman Catholic Church at Upper North Pine… In spite of the wet weather, the opening… Read more »

Dayboro Aerial View 1976

In 1976 Michael Cruice, who was then publican of the Crown Hotel, organised a charter flight for a small group of locals to fly over Lake Eyre which was full at the time. On the way they also flew over Dayboro – you can even see the wingtip. Running beside… Read more »

Dayboro Railway Official Opening Luncheon Menu

On 25th September 1920, the final section of the Enoggera- Dayboro Railway was officially opened by Mr. W. Bertram, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, in the presence of over 1000 people. It had been a long time coming. A public meeting of the settlers at Hamilton (later known as Terrors… Read more »