The Maryborough Railway Employees’ Picnic

The Maryborough Railway Employees’ Picnic
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This footage from 20 March 1938 is from the Maryborough Railway employees’ picnic held at Scarness, Queensland.

Children and families from Gympie, Bundaberg, Kingaroy, Childers and other south-east Queensland areas all attend. It includes scenes of children boarding trains at Maryborough, their arrival at Scarness train station, the grand parade and marching bands, the ‘Belle of the Beach’ beauty contest and happy children eating ice-creams supplied by Maryborough Railway.

Notes by Poppy De Souza