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- A Place & Date Depicted Echuca, Australia
Photograph - 'Snagging' the River, by A.J. Campbell, Echuca, Victoria, 1894 Reg. No: MM 20521
- Image of a snagging operation on the Murray River, taken by A.J. Campbell in the 1894. This process of river management removed woody habitat from the river for ease of navigation. Part of a large collection of images depicting mainly aspects of the natural environment of south-eastern Australia, created by Archibald James Campbell between 1890 and 1915.
- Description Of Content:
- Winching logs into piles on the riverbank. The logs were snags within the river. A paddle steanmer, the "S.S.Wardell", is providing power for the winches.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
|Dimensions:||10 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||firewood, paddle steamers, pulleys, rivers|
|Themes this item is part of:||A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Steam Power|
|Organisations Depicted:||MURRAY RIVER|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Echuca District, Victoria, Australia, 1894|
|Photographer:||Archibald Campbell, 1894|