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26-April-2017
26-April-2017

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A bridge commemorates Norman Cottman who was the Shire Engineer from November 1954 to June 1987.

Location

Address:Stawell - Warracknabeal Road, Norman Cottman Bridge (Wimmera River), Glenorchy, 3385
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.911098
Long: 142.655859
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local
Approx. Event Start Date:November-1954
Approx. Event End Date:June-1987

Dedication

Front Inscription

Norman Cott,am - Shire Engineer

November 1954 to June 1987

The two major achievements he will be remembered for are 

Purchase of 40km disused Ben Nevis Navarre railway utilising the permanent way as a roadway and the rails in a massive bridge rebuilding program.

His work of the development of constant energy design of bridge and culverts

Source: MA
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