Collection of photographs of the destruction caused by the Mackay cyclone, Queensland, January 1918 [picture]
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- Australia : Kodak, 1918
- 28 photographs : b&w ; 8.8 x 13.9 cm or smaller.
Collection of photographs of the Mackay cyclone, a severe tropical cyclone named after the district that suffered the most damage, struck the town of Mackay and surrounding area 21 January 1918. Record rainfall, strong winds, extensive flooding accompanied by a storm surge and the loss at sea of the schooner, Orete, resulted in 19 deaths and widespread destruction of commercial buildings and houses in Mackay.
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- Purchased 2006.
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- Severely damaged wharf and the steam ship, Relief, after the cyclone, Mackay, Queensland, January 1918 [picture]
- Grand Hotel after the cyclone damage, Mackay, Queensland, January 1918 [picture]
- Metropolitan Hotel after the cyclone damage, Mackay, Queensland, January 1918 [picture]
- The launch, Bellita, on dry land being winched by a crane attached to a steam train after the cyclone, Mackay, Queensland, January 1918 [picture]
- Gympie Hotel after the cyclone damage, Mackay, Queensland, January 1918 [picture]