We hold some incredible tales within the collection at QSA. Some offer insight into our shared history, other’s offer stories of heroism and adventure, or of incarceration and subjugation.
And some shed light on moments of disaster.
The events that befell the passengers of Train E91 on Monday 5 May 1947 resulted in the largest loss of life due to a train crash in Queensland – 16 people died, including the driver and fireman, and 38 people were injured.
Within our collection resides the testimony of survivors and witnesses of what is still the worst railway disaster in Queensland. We wanted to share their story in a meaningful way, telling the events of that fateful day in their words.
Read the full digital story: Crash at Camp Mountain