El Arish North Queensland

Places, Faces and Events of an Historical Soldier Settlement town

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Townsville Bulletin 1928

 EL ARISH  Cane Growing - 1928

Here the growers are returned solders;  they produce some 30,000 tons of cane annually. The bulk of the harvested cane is sent to nearby rail road stations, whence it is derricked from small to big wagons and railed to the Tully for milling. The prevailing rainles…

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