Mount Tyson

Mount Tyson is a rural village 40 km west of Toowoomba, about midway between Oakey and Pittsworth. It is on the former Oakey-to-Cecil Plains railway line (1915-94). The mountain is near the village, and was possibly named after James Tyson (1819-98). Tyson had pastoral interests in the Victorian Western District and in New South Wales, as well as the Beauaraba estate north of Pittsworth. He was a member of the Queensland Legislative Council, 1893-98.

Further Reading: 

Paul McNally, Mount Tyson State School: one hundred years of the best, 1904-2004, Mount Tyson State School Parents and Citizens Association, 2004


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