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Glass Negative - Crossing Wakool Bridge, Surrounded by Floodwaters, by A.J. Campbell, Wakool River, Moulamein District, New South Wales, Sep 1894 Image Reg. No: MM 046887

Summary:
Image show men riding a horse-drawn buggy over the Wakool Bridge surrounded by floodwaters.
Description Of Content:
Horse and cart on bridge washed out by flood.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bridges, floods, horsedrawn vehicles
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Rural
Tertiary Classification: floods
Original Caption: Wakool Bridge
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Wakool River, New South Wales, Australia, Sep 1894

Date taken possibly Aug 1894?
Creator: Archibald Campbell, Sep 1894
References: "TENDERS OPENED -Tenders for the undermentioned
works and service were opened by the
Tender Board of the Public Works Department
yesterday - Bridge, Cow Creok, on the road
from Moulamein to Koondrook, 18 tenders,
Robort Colville lowest tender £426 14s 4d;
bridge. Wakool River, on the road from
Moulamein to Koondrook, 16 tenders, Robert
Colville, lowest tonder £304 3s 6d ...."
The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 Jan 1894, pp.4-5, http://newspapers.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/printArticlePdf/13919549/3?print=n

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