Eulo History - Brief Timeline
Stories From the Past
   

(extract from Banjo Paterson's "Clancy of The Overflow"
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And an answer came directed in a writing unexpected
(And I think the same was written with a thumb-nail dipped in tar);
'Twas his shearing mate who wrote it, and verbatim I will quote it:
"Clancy's gone to Queensland droving, and we don't know where he are."

In my wild erratic fancy, visions come to me of Clancy
Gone a-droving "down the Cooper" where the Western drovers go;
As the stock are slowly stringing, Clancy rides behind them singing,
For the drover's life has pleasures that the townsfolk never know.

And the bush has friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him
In the murmur of the breezes and the river on its bars,
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plain extended,
And at night the wondrous glory of the everlasting stars.
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Late 1800's Eulo settlement
1870 fortnightly mail operated from Cunnamulla to Thargomindah
1871 weekly service
1872 Post Office opened
1881 Telegraph line to Cunnamulla
1884 mail twice a week
1923 Telephone exchange
1928 Bridge over the Paroo River
1930 Racetrack
1942-45 AirRaid Shelter to hold 50 people
1957 Airstrip
1980 Flying Doctor Clinic
1992 Flood truck donated