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The plaque commemorates the centenary of the Railway Pump site.  


Address:Matthew Terrace, Caboolture Railway Station, Caboolture, 4510
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.082584
Long: 152.953507
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Actual Event Start Date:13-March-1913
Actual Event End Date:13-March-2013


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 13th March, 2013
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Historic Railway Pump Site
100 Year Commemoration

"This pump site was commissioned for use of Wednesday 13th March 1913 to supply water to the railway station at Caboolture for use in steam trains on the North Coast line and the Kilcoy Branch line

This plaque marks the centenary of the historic site.  The Kabultur Eastenders and Caboolture Neigbourhood Watch in partnership with the Moreton Bay Regional Council, developed and continue to maintain this important piece of history for the benefit of the wider community.

Plaque unveiled by Cr. Greg Chippendale, Deputy Mayor at a ceremony held on 13th March 2013 in the presence of

Cr. Gary Parsons
Cr. Koliana Winchester
Cr. Mick Gillam
Greg Hallam - Historian Queensland Rail
Cr. Mike Charlton
Cr. Brian Battersby
Cr. Bob Millar
Cr. Adrian Raedel

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au