When it comes to rescuing slides, finding ones of caravans or motels is at the top of my list. However, finding one of an ordinary Australian country town is right up there too. Even better is when the photographer has had the foresight to write the name of the town on the slide.
Dalby is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland that is surrounded by fields of wheat, cotton, mung beans, sunflowers, sorghum, millet and barley. Find out more about Dalby »
Nambour is 101 kilometres (63 mi) north of the Queensland state capital, Brisbane. The town lies in the sub-tropical hinterland of the Sunshine Coast at the foot of the Blackall Range. The big pineapple is one of Nambour’s most famous landmarks. Find out more about Nambour »
Stanthorpe, Queensland was originally established by tin miners in the 1870s. Nowadays the region is nationally recognised for its winemaking and diversity of produce. Find out more about Stanthorpe »
Toowoomba, Queensland is one of the larger towns with a population of around 134,037. A main attraction of the town is the Cobb & Co Museum which features over thirty 19th Century horse-drawn vehicles. Find out more about Toowoomba »
Having been to Yackandandah, Victoria in recent years (I picked up a vintage camera and some old film reels while there) I can attest that the streetscape hasn’t changed at all. Find out more about Yackandandah »