Fire hose watering Gray Street, Hughenden 1927; Unidentified; 1927; 2012-31


Flinders Shire Historical Collection


Fire hose watering Gray Street, Hughenden 1927

About this object

A black & white photograph of council workers using a fire hose to water the dirt surface of Gray Street, December 1927.

The Grand Hotel is visible in the background.



Maker Role



black & white print

Date Made


Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back: "Looks like the "Dark town" Fire // Brigade, but its not! // Its the Council Employees // using an old Fire Hose in // watering Gray St. // H'den Dec 1927 // Hughenden Historical Society // No 29 TS // 2 copies // A4" Stamped on back: "1904 // 1913"


128mm x 83mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Hughenden (Queensland)

Subject and Association Keywords

roads & streets

Subject and Association Keywords

hotels & taverns

Subject and Association Keywords

council workers


Flinders Shire Historical Photograph Project

Credit Line

Gift of Hughenden & District Historical Society, care of Mrs Colleen Murdoch.

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Copyright Licence  

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