Many years ago I stumbled across this fantastic picture of houses on the edge of a quarry in Spring Hill.
I loved the apparent precariousness of their situation, and the casual attitude of the people in the photo, especially the person up in the top right, leaning on the verandah rail.
At the time my research took me in another direction, but I always wondered about the quarry.
Where had it been? Was it still there? How long did it operate?
Luckily, my friends at the Asia Pacific Design Library gifted me the opportunity to find out.
I was invited to be part of Design Finds, an event associated with the Asia Pacific Design Forum, running 1-10 March at the State Library of Queensland.
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