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Negative - Echuca, Victoria, 1925 Image Reg. No: MM 001976

Description Of Content:
Bringing logs down the Murray. The logs are lashed across a barge.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from J Blackmore, 1985
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: barges, rivers, timber
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Forestry & Sawmilling
Tertiary Classification: timber transport
Organisations Depicted: Murray River
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Echuca, Victoria, Australia, 1925
Creator: Arthur Williamson, 1925


Frank Tucker Posted on 22 May 2010 3:49 PM
This is an outrigger barge, used in bringing mill logs dowstream. The logs across the barge are holding the mill logs which are suspended on chains in the water, the water taking quite a bit of the weight off the barge.

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