The photo I’ve chosen for this month is from circa. 1910 of the Pig and “Poddy Calf” Sale. Thought to be in saleyards that were located where the Jondaryan Shire Council office was built.
The photo I’ve chosen for this month is the wheat delivery from the 1930s prior to the silos being built at the Oakey railway station.
This month I came across this article from the Darling Downs Gazette, Friday 22 September 1916, page 4. As you all know, this year we are smack in the middle of the ANZAC 100 commemoration period and so it is no surprise that I find an article about what is happening on the home front.…
The photo I’ve chosen for this month is of Jack Dooly and Kate Barron circa. 1940. Jack and Kate were cream carters for the Butter Factory at Oakey. The Oakey Butter Factory had approximately 500 cream suppliers.
The photo I’ve chosen for this month is of the Dillon Family circa. 1940. LtoR: Dorrie Pederson (worked in office at Keongs), Ethel Mac (cousin from Sydney), Mrs Minnie Dillon, Cynthia Dillon (daughter of Minnie, worked at Chemist). The Dillon Residence and school tuckshop was located on the corner of Campbell and Lorrimer Streets.
The photo I’ve chosen for this month is of Aylmer Campbell’s Farm circa. 1935. The image shows harvesting on Aylmer Campbell’s farm, which is where the Oakey State High School now stands. This was taken before the main Toowoomba Road (Campbell Street) cut through the farm.
The photo I’ve chosen for this month is of the Wonderly and Hall Solicitors circa 2000. The Building on the left was the Oakey Champion Newspaper office and prior to that storage for Lorrimer’s Funerals.