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This blog is to show daily photos of Logan City. This City is located just south of Brisbane City in Queensland, Australia. Logan is Queensland's third largest city and one that is young, dynamic and booming with growth. Home to 500 parks, the beautiful Logan River, local art galleries and a world class University.

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Thursday, May 04, 2006

More big things


Another of the big things in Logan.

This is the Big Gun which has been here for as long as I can remember. It has moved from the rooftop of the fruit market and up onto this new structure as the original shops have grown over time.

It is now a growers market with all your basic food needs.

As for the Big Gun, this relic of World War II is one of the best-known landmarks in Logan City. It is a 155mm field gun and had a range of almost 30km. In 1972, Bruno Laspina started “The Big Gun Fruit Mart” near the wrecker’s yard. The 7-ton gun was hoisted onto the roof of the fruit mart and has remained in this locality ever since.

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