Volume Three – Railway Hotels of Queensland
Due for release in September 2017, Railway Hotels of Queensland is the third volume of the Railway Hotels of Australia series, and follows on from the successful release of Volume One, Railway Hotels of Victoria, and Volume Two, Railway Hotels of New South Wales. This new book by Scott Whitaker, railway enthusiast and part-time historian, details the history of every Railway Hotel that trades, or once traded in Queensland.
The book contains a wealth of information on the history of railways in Queensland, and explores the social, economic and political themes that helped to shape the state.
Consisting of 304 pages in length, the book contains hundreds of historic and contemporary images, printed on high quality art paper, and includes a range of advertisements and anecdotes that add interest and establish the mood of the era.
Many readers will find it enjoyable, from railway and hotel hobbyists, publicans, as well as people who are interested in local or social history, and architecture.
"I congratulate Scott for achieving this substantial compilation, and commend the book to a wide readership: railway and hotel hobbyists, publicans, people with an interest in local or social history, or with an interest in architecture. Many readers may be enthused to seek and sample survivors, and join the spirits of patrons and publicans from the early years."
- Roderick Smith, former editor of Rail News Victoria
Pre-order your copy today. All book orders received and paid for by 30 September 2017, will receive free postage, and the book will be personally signed by the author, Scott Whitaker.