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16-March-2018
16-March-2018

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The monument commemorates the last run of Cobb & Co in Australia.  The last run of the horse drawn coach was from Surat to Yuleba in August 1924.

 

 

Location

Address:5 Charlotte Street, Post Office, Surat, 4417
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.152347
Long: 149.070377
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:14-August-1924
Actual Event End Date:14-August-1925

Dedication

Front Inscription

This cairn commemorates the last run of Cobb & Co in Australia.

On Thursday morning 14 August 1924, Fred "Tommy" Thompson, took the reins for the last time to drive Cobb & Co coach No. 141 the 75 km (47 miles) between Surat and Yuleba

 

Source: MA
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