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NEWCASTLE BRIDGE AND AVON RIVER IN FLOOD 1930

1930
Subcollections
Overview

Black and white photo of the Newcastle Bridge, with flood waters of the Avon River over the road section of the bridge.
The photo was taken at the town end, with the bridge fencing still in view.
Footpath section on the right, and trees to the right of that.
Telephone pole to the left side of the bridge. Trees on the left. Cloudy sky. Written in "Old" Register is - "Avon River in Flood under road bridge 1930.

Historical information

The flood dates for the bridge being covered are 5 July 1930, and again on 9-10 July 1930.
This bridge was demolished (apart from the footings which remain visible above the waterline today) after a new bridge was constructed adjacent to it in 1968.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-37-2001.1334
Item type
Width
10.7000 cm
Height or length
7 cm
Inscriptions and markings

Written on reverse of photo: Former accession Nos.: CH 894; T.C.H.83:53; written in pencil: "Bridge Davey End 1930".

Year
1930
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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