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Stone Roller
Stone Roller

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The Stone Roller monument commemorates the construction of the first patented concrete filled railway wheel stone roller used to make the land arable.

Location

Address:Darwin Road, Cooke Plains, 5261
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.379487
Long: 139.561939
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th April, 1986
Front Inscription

This monument was erected to commemorate the construction of the first patented concrete filled railway wheel stone roller made by W. M. Irvine and R. D. Irvine in 1962. This was used to break down rough limestone ground into arable cropping land. 13-4-1986

Source: MA
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