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19-February-2016
19-February-2016

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The railway level crossing gates commemorate Rex Tilbrook for his services in the preservation of the Mount Barker Junction - Goolwa to Victor Harbor railway.

 

 

Location

Address:Coral Street, Victor Harbor, 5211
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.553916
Long: 138.624085
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 16th August, 1998
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Rex Tilbrook Memorial Gates

The Coral Street level crossing gates are dedicated to honour the memory of the late Rex Tilbrook - inaugural President of "Savrail" (1981 - 1997) who was a crusader in the diligent struggle to ensure retention of the historic and scenic Mt Barker Junction - Goolwa to Victor Harbor railway for the benefit of future generations.

Unveiled by the Honourable Dean Brown M.P.  Member for Finniss

SUnday 16th August 1998

Patron : 1981 - 1983 Sir Barton Pope
                1985 - 1997 Lady DOwner

Source: MA
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