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Harbour Bridge Workers Plaque / April 2013
Harbour Bridge Workers Plaque / April 2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Plaque commemorates the sixteen workers who were killed during the construction of the Harbour Bridge.

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Sydney`s most famous landmarks. Completed in 1932, the construction of the bridge was an economic feat as well as an engineering triumph. The bridge was built by 1400 workers, 16 of whom were killed in accidents during construction.

Location

Address:Hickson Road, Harbour Bridge, Southern Pylon, Dawes Point, The Rocks, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.856601
Long: 151.2081
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th March, 2007
Front Inscription

SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE
75TH ANNIVERSARY
19th March 1932 - 19th March 2007

THIS PLAQUE HONOURS THE
16 WORKERS WHO GAVE THEIR 
LIVES TO BUILD THIS BRIDGE

DEDICATED BY PREMIER MORRIS IEMMA
IN THE NAME OF THE PEOPLE OF
NEW SOUTH WALES

                                (Names)

Source: MA
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