SRW Publishing Scott Whitaker. 276 pages, Colour and b & w.
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 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 hardcover 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.