Photo of the Week – Hay look at this!

The photo I’ve chosen for this month is the silo built on “The Towers”, Crosshill taken in 1963. Originally designed to hold loose hay. Lined inside with flat iron, wood and steel bands outside on 45 poles approximately 2 feet (60cm) apart and 35 feet (10.5m) high. Silo blew down in 1964 during a wind…

On This Day… ANZACs in Action

While this week’s article from the Darling Downs Gazette, Saturday 18 November 1916, page 5 isn’t about the local region, but instead is the letter home of a local man from the trenches. After a little digging I discovered that Wilbraham Lee FOWLER (1887 – 1917), Landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and was…