Margaret Street, Brisbane, 1974

Margaret Street, Brisbane, 1974. This image originally appeared in the Courier Mail in the wake of the Brisbane floods. The flood gauge (on left) was placed on the light pole by Bureau of Meteorology staff when they could no longer take measurements from the Port Office. Reproduced from Director of Meteorology, Brisbane Floods: January 1974, Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1974, 66

1974 flood, floods
Date captured: 
17 April 2015
Date created: 
17 April 2015