Telegraph Station Fragments - Eucla, Date Unknown Object Reg. No: ST 030117

Fragments of wood collected from the site of the Eucla Telegraph Station near the South Australia/West Australia border.

The telegraph line betweeen Adelaide and Perth opened in 1877, five years after the Adelaide - Darwin Overland Telegraph line opened.
Two pieces of timber.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr H. Kirkland, 1978
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width), 650 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: telegraph infrastructure, telegraph stations, telegraphy
Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: telegraphy heritage

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