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29-June-2021
29-June-2021

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The gas lights commemorate 100 years of the supply of gas to Port Pirie from 1892 to 1992.

 

Location

Address:Ellen Street, Port Pirie Railway Museum, Port Pirie, 5540
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.175697
Long: 138.010326
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1892
Approx. Event End Date:1992

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 16th July, 1992
Front Inscription

                          The
                  GAS LIGHTS
erected in this precinct were presented to the City of Port Pirie 
                       on behalf of the

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GAS COMPANY LTD. 
                              by
                     The Chairman

             ROBERT THOMAS AO 
                    on 16 July 1992
                      to commemorate 

100 years of supply of gas to Port Pirie

 

Source: MA
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