Cane train, Queensland

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When: 01 January 1900

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Creator: Brims, Harriett Pettifore, 1864-1939.

Location: Queensland.

Description: The sugar industry is a major user of private rail networks. Sugar production is an important industry in Queensland and sugar cane railways are a common sight in coastal areas of Queensland. Sugar cane is mainly grown on family farms and harvested cane is hauled by train to sugar mills. (Queensland Museum - www.qm.qld.gov.au/Find+out+about/Histories+of+Queensland/...)

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