Interesting photo [1 Attachment]
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Those skips match the ones in the pictures in John Browning’s ‘The Southport-Burleigh road construction tramway’ in LR213 June 2010. That wonky caption about the hinterland came with the original State Library QLD source hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/211235
On a pedantic note, the place name Elston was changed to the more glamorous Surfers Paradise in 1933, so it was still Elston at picture date of 1925.
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Alleged to show the construction of the Pacific Highway in the Surfers Paradise hinterland - circa 1925
(SLQ) Courtesy Vintage Queensland
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