Stony Creek Falls on the Cairns – Kuranda railway is still a spectacular scenic stop. When the Governor of Queensland visited the newly completed bridge in 1890, tables groaning with food and wine had been suspended over the gorge for the official party, much to His Excellency's astonishment.
Find more information about the Melvin Vaniman collection of photographic panoramas in the State Library of New South Wales' catalogue: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemdetailpaged.aspx?itemid=413018
Owner: State Library of New South Wales collection
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