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17-September-2013
17-September-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the centenary of the Koondrook - Barham Bridge and honours the pioneers who made the river crossing a reality. 

Built in 1904 by Monash and Anderson to a design by New South Wales Public Works Department engineer, Ernest De Burgh, the Barham-Koondrook Bridge is a composite De Burgh truss and steel centre lift-span bridge over the Murray River between the towns of Koondrook in Victoria and Barham in New South Wales.

Location

Address:Murray Parade, Koondrook, 3580
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.631219
Long: 144.124514
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:08-October-1904
Actual Event End Date:08-October-2004
Link: http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 10th October, 2004
Front Inscription

Koondrook - Barham
Bridge Centenary  
9th & 10th October 2004

A community celebration of
100 years of service
and honouring the pioneers
who made this river crossing a reality

8th October 1904

Source: MA, vhd
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