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03-September-2015
03-September-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A monument commemorates workers who died during the construction of the Picton Railway Viaduct.

A large stone viaduct, the second in New South Wales, was constructed over Stonequarry Creek , commencing in 1862. It is built entirely of sandstone blocks, has five 40 foot arches, is 276 feet long and 78 feet above the creek bed at its highest point.

Location

Address:7-9 Menagle Street , St Mark`s Anglican Church, Picton, 2571
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.168804
Long: 150.610127
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Industrial

Dedication

Front Inscription

William Hanham
Died Jany 21 7 1863
Aged 57 years

Thomas Gillingham
Died July 10th 1863
Aged 66 years

 

Left Side Inscription
Lewis Cragie
Died June 19th 1863.
Aged 30 years.
Source: NRUM
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