Written by: David Mews, Curator, The Workshops Rail Museum Whenever I drive over the Bremer River bridge on the Warrego Highway, I imagine the little paddle steamers as they chugged their way to Ipswich or back to Brisbane. This year celebrates the 150 years of Queensland Rail and my imagination takes me back in time trying to picture what it must have been like. Ipswich … Continue reading Anticipation in Ipswich
Written by: Dr Geraldine Mate, Senior Curator, The Workshops Rail Museum
As a Curator, I am often asked “What’s your favourite object?”. Now to me this is a difficult question to answer – it’s a bit like being asked “who’s your favourite child?”. There are so many great objects in the collection that it’s impossible to pick one.
Written by: David Mewes, Curator, The Workshops Rail Museum
No, this is not about famous sleuths solving a puzzling crime. Agatha Christies’ characters Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple have never been involved in cases involving Queensland Railways although they have solved murders on famous European trains like the Orient Express or the Blue Train.