As the lands were granted c 1862, the farmers stood to benefit if such a scheme eventuated.
The reasons advanced were that it would not merely be a suburban line but the beginning of a means of rail communication to the abovementioned places north of Brisbane.
The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 22 January 1889 p 7 Article ... BALD BILLS. (FROM OUR TRAVELLING CORRESPONDENT.) January 14, 1889. That the township of Bald Hills ... , and a market within easy reach. During the construction of the railway, Bald Hills was no doubt a busy