Frieda Calligaro and family waiting for the train to Geraldton
Image courtesy Ray Calligaro The train service became a vital link for families living at Bootenal and surrounding properties. Twice weekly deliveries of supplies were made, and the Brick Works used the cinders from the trains in the brick making process.
Photo by James Thompson These delicate items were given to Annie McInnes by a Japanese lady on the goldfields c1900. Annie was seventeen years old when she arrived in 1894 to be a domestic servant in the goldfields.