Gold was found back then but the mine is closed.
It's a small town with one Main Street.
Proserpine is not that far from Airlie Beach - The Whitsunday Islands and The Great Barrier Reef.
This year in March there was a cyclone Debbie came across and it was hit and miss.
The Prince of Wales Hotel was built in 1904.
The Sugar Mill above, below part of the Gunna A Go Caravan Park where we stayed for 7 nights.
There were two parts to this caravan park, the not so noisy and noisy - having said that the train line went through right behind us - but we didn't hear it during the night where some people did. At least we were asked upon arrival, the quiet or train noise. Didn't bother us at all.
The Caravan Park was lashed by Cyclone Debbie and was recovering well.
Was wonderful to be amid the palm trees.
The Bar below which was Licensed and open each evening.
Don't know what the plant above is, it's very pretty. Plant below is Mother In Laws Tongue.
A new sign, was not one there when we went out but one when we returned.
Beautiful old tree which had been trimmed after the cyclone.