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History of city Charters Towers, Queensland in photos

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Geography: Charters Towers is a city in northern Queensland, Australia. It is 134 kilometres (83 mi) inland (south-west) from Townsville on the Flinders Highway. During the last quarter of the 19th century the town boomed as the rich gold deposits under the city were developed. After becoming uneconomic in the 20th century, profitable mining operations have commenced once again.

Date of foundation: The first mention - 1845

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Population: 8 234

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Charters Towers. Brilliant and St. George Mill and works, 1904
Brilliant and St. George Mill and works, 1904
Charters Towers. Mining settlement, circa 1890
Charters Towers mining settlement, circa 1890
Charters Towers. Crushing works at Enterprise Mill, 1877
Crushing works at Enterprise Mill, 1877
Charters Towers. Day Dawn Block and Wyndham Mines, 1897
Day Dawn Block and Wyndham Mines, 1897
Charters Towers. Funeral cortege passing the Waverley Hotel, circa 1906
Funeral cortege passing the Waverley Hotel, circa 1906
Charters Towers. Gill Street, circa 1914
Gill Street, circa 1914
Charters Towers. Mining operations, circa 1897
Mining operations, circa 1897
Charters Towers. Mosman Street, circa 1888
Mosman Street, circa 1888
Charters Towers. Mosman Street
Mosman Street
Charters Towers. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Charters Towers. Pithead, circa 1891
Pithead, circa 1891
Charters Towers. Township, circa 1906
Township, circa 1906

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