Like a Rollingstone, Day 38 – Ravenswood

Day 38 Thursday 16/6/2016, Charters Towers to Ravenswood, warm overcast with much talk of rain. We’ve turned south again just to see what is there. Little old Ravenswood is about 80kms south east of Charters. There’s not much out here … Continue reading Like a Rollingstone, Day 38 – Ravenswood

Ravenswood Architecture

The charming old gold mining town of Ravenswood is 130 kms south west of Townsville in Queensland. It may be small but it does have two pubs, cold beer and an operating mine. All good reasons to set up at the showgrounds and explore a piece of history. Continue reading Ravenswood Architecture

Railway Hotel, Ravenswood, Qld

 Ravenswood is about 80kms south east of Charters Towers. There’s not much out here but cattle that wander about the road and dry creek beds. An enormous mullock heap is a dead give away that there’s mining going on though. Small mullock heaps and old brick chimneys dot the landscape and a handful of old buildings. A post office / general store, a museum, hall and two live pubs. We choose the a Railway Hotel, the pub that advertises the coldest beer in Qld and are not disappointed. Hey, they use glycol as a coolant which means a lot to … Continue reading Railway Hotel, Ravenswood, Qld