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Series ID5866
Previous System LocationSRS5866
TitleIrrigation Areas [slides]
Parent Series
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Start Date 1/12/1951
End Date Circa 31/12/1975
Date Statement N/A
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Items Total Items: 246
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
221Irrigation and Water Supply Commission II 1/12/1951 31/12/1975
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Agency ID: 11844
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (II)
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
5744Batch FilesGeneral
3430Irrigation and Water Supply Maps and PlansGeneral
18612Irrigation and Water Supply PhotographsSeries of Slides of Irrigation Projects of the Mareeba and Dimbulah area.
16800Miscellaneous RecordsMareeba
1043Premier's Batch FilesTheodore
7832Reports [Co-ordinator-General's Office]Ganeral
10215Reports and DesignsMareeba
4739Reports and Documentation Relating to the Electricity IndustryTheodore
18282Tully Falls Hydro-Electric ProjectGeneral
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This private donation of 247 colour slides depicts various Queensland irrigation areas, mainly the Mareeba-Dimbulah area, taken by the donor while working as a Water Officer and later as a Water Inspector for the Irrigation and Water Supply Department between the 1950s to the 1970s.

Some areas and/or topics photographed are: Mareeba-Dimbulah, Eungella, main channels (South Walsh, West Barron), Tinaroo lake, weirs (Collins, Bue Valley, Gorge, Bruce, Leafgold, Dulbil, Theodore), dams (Koombooloomba, Tinaroo, Callide, Fairbairn) Briscoe ditcher, Emerald (cotton), Mutchilba (tobacco), etc.

Queensland State Archives holds other related series at least partly relevant to the irrigation areas covered by this series. Please refer to list of related series.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 5866, Irrigation Areas [slides]
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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