Photostory: Images of the '74 flood

Last weekend marked 40 years since Brisbane's 1974 flood. As these photographs from UQ Archives show, The University of Queensland did not escape the effects of Cyclone Wanda.

Submerged International House caretakers' residence
Image courtesy University of Queensland Archives, UQA S909 p1641n

 

Submerged glasshouses
Image courtesy University of Queensland Archives, UQA S909 p1641l

 

Flooded entrance to the Axon building (Building 47)
Image courtesy University of Queensland Archives, UQA S909 p1641h

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Last updated:
24 January 2019