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Early Days writer shares secret behind historical articles

Premium Content Early Days writer shares secret behind historical articles

Ray Humphrys has contributed to the Dalby Herald for 55 years. He shares what made...

Owner of historic house dies just after construction

Premium Content Owner of historic house dies just after construction

Why this Western Downs home became a landmark.

Town's early curious characters

Town's early curious characters

Dalby's history is built on its residents and their stories.

The Herald's humble beginnings

The Herald's humble beginnings

The Dalby Herald has a long history.

Early Days: Tales of an Australian holiday

Early Days: Tales of an Australian holiday

Charles Trevelyan recounted his visit to Jimbour House.

The woman who would be mayor

The woman who would be mayor

Meg Wuth was Dalby's first and only woman to be elected mayor.

Life continues for Lady Bell

Life continues for Lady Bell

Lady Bell's remarkable life continued after the death of her husband

Airs and graces of a true lady

Airs and graces of a true lady

Lady Margaret Bell's geniality and hospitality endeared to all.

Heroine saves two sisters from watery grave

Heroine saves two sisters from watery grave

She took her hat off and jumped into the water to save her sisters

Blankets fend off harsh winter

Blankets fend off harsh winter

Ray contemplates Dalby circa the 1860s.

A Saturday night cinema fire

A Saturday night cinema fire

Ray tells the tale of how one spark destroyed an entertainment hub

Early Days: Sidney's Stores and campouts

Early Days: Sidney's Stores and campouts

John Sidney opened his large store between Bunya St and Drayton St.

Cheese factory shuts its doors

Cheese factory shuts its doors

Ray tells the tale of a cheese factory from many moons ago

The tale of one fine horseman

The tale of one fine horseman

Early Days with Ray Humphrys

Dalby's master of photography

Dalby's master of photography

Boyd Weir was recognised far and wide for his skill with a camera.

Memories Dalby has lost to fires

Memories Dalby has lost to fires

The town has possessed some 30-40 hotel businesses since it began

Camping high in the mountains

Camping high in the mountains

Early Days with Ray Humphrys.

Still going strong in town

Still going strong in town

Early Days with Ray Humphrys

Indigenous history of Jimbour

Indigenous history of Jimbour

Early Days with Ray Humphrys

Black Friday for the McKeons

Black Friday for the McKeons

A tragic story in the early years of the Yamsion area

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