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11-July-2015
11-July-2015

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Ian Bevege

Five concrete pillars representing sugar cane are set in a pool, erected at a cost of  $5000 by CSR and presented to the people of Ingham to commemorate the centenary of sugar milling which commenced in Darkwater, New South Wales in 1870.

Location

Address:Jane & McIlwraith Streets, Ingham Botanical Gardens, Ingham, 4850
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -18.651944
Long: 146.158611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Front Inscription

Presented To THE CITIZENS OF INGHAM by THE COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING CO. LTD.  TO MARK THE CENTENARY OF COMMERCIAL SUGAR MILLING BY THE COMPANY
1870-1970.

C.S.R first crushed cane commercially at Darkwater, NSW 1870.

Source: NRUM,MA
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