Local history – Capalaba

Corner of Old Cleveland Rd and Redland Bay Rd, Capalaba (early 1950s)

Corner of Old Cleveland Rd and Redland Bay Rd, Capalaba (early 1950s)

From humble beginnings, great things can grow and images of yesteryear provide a fascinating comparison of the progress of our city.

Pictured is the Capalaba post office, store and service station that stood on the corner of Old Cleveland Rd and Redland Bay Rd during the early 1950s, long before the modern shopping malls now in the area.

This image is from the Local History and Heritage Collection at Redland Libraries. Redland Images is one of the digitised collections available online from Redland Libraries. Search an ever-growing collection of photographs by suburb or subject, many donated by members of the public. It’s never been easier to take a trip down memory lane or learn more about our early history. Take a look at Redlands Images today!

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