Booklet 5: Crosby Park Chemical Warfare Depot
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Major construction, Base Section 3 Engineers. View of Crosby Park warehouse site of 61st Chemical Warfare Co., Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 26 June 1943.

This is still a warfare depot today, though of the 'CRICKET' variety. Queensland Cricket's 'Allan Border field' is now located where wartime buildings stood then. By this date, most building work had been carried out. The 'Igloo' centre of photo, has close by its exterior long sides, what look like long vats. These may be some made available by MR Hornibrook, a prominent Brisbane engineer-builder who developed a worthy reputation for co-operative work with the American forces.

Photo: Cpl Claude Carney.

US Archives (NARA) RG 111 SC 223337

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