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North Australia Railway
North Australia Railway

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Plaque on railway machinery acknowledges the contribution made by civilians in the Katherine region to the development of the North Australia Railway in peace and war.

The North Australia Railway (NAR), also known as the Palmerston to Pine Creek railway, was a 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) narrow gauge railway which ran from Darwin, once known as Palmerston, to Birdum, just south of Larrimah in the Northern Territory. 

Location

Address:Stuart Highway, Ryan Park, Katherine, 0850
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -14.463483
Long: 132.260336
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

              CIVILIANS INVOLVED IN THE
                DEVELOPMENT OF THE
              NORTH AUSTRALIA RAILWAY
This plaque acknowledges the contribution made by the many civilians involved in the development and operations of the 
              NORTH AUSTRALIA RAILWAY
                 in the Katherine region through
                          peace and war 

Some of the many people who contributed are 
                             (Names) 

 

Source: MA
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