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23-November-2015
23-November-2015

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / John Huth

A monument commemorates the opening of the inter-colonial railway from Echuca to Deniliquin in 1876.

 

Location

Address:Sturt Street, Railway Station, Echuca, 3564
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.130617
Long: 144.753519
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:04-July-1876
Actual Event End Date:04-July-1876

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th July, 1976
Front Inscription

Commemorating Australia`s first inter-colonial railway connection

Echuca-Deniliquin by the Deniliquin & Moama Railway Co.
July 4th 1876.

Unveiled by A.G.Gibbs A.O., Chairman of Victorian Railways Board
D.K. Oberin, Mayor, City of Echuca
W. Rapley, President Australian Railway Historical Society

July 4, 1976

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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