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Plaque in memory of those who gave their lives in the construction of the Warragamba Dam. 15 men were killed working on the construction of Warragamba Dam, and the Warragamba Emergency Supply Scheme.
Constructed between 1948 and 1960, Warragamba Dam was a major engineering feat of the mid 20th Century. Workers removed more than 2,300,000 tonnes of sandstone from the site. Concrete was mixed on site using 305,000 tonnes of cement and 2,500,000 tonnes of sand and gravel.
|Address:||Civic Centre Circle, Warragamba, 2752|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.889538|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1946|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1960|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1995|
In memory of those who gave their
Lives in the construction of
Commenced 1946 Completed 1960