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Former Beaudesert railway line, 2009
|Location||49 km (30 mi) south of Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||Logan City, Scenic Rim|
|State electorate(s)||Scenic Rim|
Robert Towns established a cotton plantation called Townsvale in the area now known as Veresdale and Gleneagle. In 1863, he imported 73 Melanesians (locally known as Kanakas) to work on the plantation.