Power from Barron Falls

Place Oceania: Australia, Queensland, North Queensland, Barron River
Accession Number ART25619
Collection type Art
Measurement 40.2 x 32.6 cm (sight), Actual size 41.7 x 34.0cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description lithographic crayon on paper mounted on cardboard
Maker Curtis, R Emerson
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Hydro electric power generated at the foot of the Barron Falls supplies light and energy to many North Queensland towns; a train struggles up the gorge with troops on its way to the tablelands.