Swanbank Power Station, 2009
|LGA(s)||City of Ipswich|
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Bundamba|
Swanbank is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. The predominant land usage in Swanbank is industrial. The origin of the suburb name is from a place in Lanark, Scotland called Swanbank. It is named after the home of the Swan family birthplace of granddaughter Catherine, the wife of an early property owner by the name of James Foote. Previous names for this area were Logan Lagoon and Josey's Lagoon.
The Swanbank power station is a power station located in Swanbank. Swanbank railway station is used by a heritage and railway preservation society. The heritage train trips are operated by Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway who have steam train rides around Swanbank rail loop which was used to service the coal needs of Swanbank power station.
- Place name details
- Scottish Place Names - Brisbane, Australia
- Craig Wallace (4 June 2009). "Q150 bridge naming kicks off with Box Flat Bridge". Ministerial Media Statement. Department of the Premier and Cabinet. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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