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30-August-2013
30-August-2013
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates John Dixon, an engineer who was responsible for constructing the Natimuk and Arapiles water channels

Location

Address:Main Street, Natimuk, 3409
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.740153
Long: 141.944267
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1887
Approx. Event End Date:1889

Dedication

Front Inscription

John Dixon Derry

Born 1840 died March 12 1913

Mr Derry a leading engineer made an out standing contribution to water conservation in Victoria and the domestic and stock supply system in the Wimmera 1887-8-9

1) Construction of Natimuk Channel of 28½ miles

2) Construction of Arapiles Channel of 17½ miles

Cost of Natimuk Arapiles Channel System 33,000 pounds

Source: MA,VMR
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