Wyndham History

Watton Street Bridge foundation stone plaque.

Item

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Title

Watton Street Bridge foundation stone plaque.

Description

This stone was retained when the original bridge was widened by the Country Roads Board in 1967.

The original foundation stone was laid by the Hon. George Graham MLA Minister of Public Works on April 2 1892. Budge and Lake were the contractors and J. McDowie was Chief of Works.

The stone reads: 

SHIRE OF WYNDHAM
THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THIS BRIDGE WAS LAID
by the HON. GEORGE GRAHAM, M.L.A.
Minister of Public Works, the 2nd April 1892

P. KELLY President

COUNCILLORS
FRANCIS BEAMISH                    JOHN DEVINE
ROBERT CHERRY                       ANGUS McNAUGHTON
GEORGE T. CHIRNSIDE              S. T. STAUGHTON
EDMUND DAVIES                       JAMES WATSON

HAMILTON SINCLAIR   C.E.  Secretary, Engineer

Budge & Lake                            J. McDowie
Contractors                               Chief of Works 

Date

2 April 1892

Publisher

Wyndham City Libraries

Source

Werribee and District Historical Society

Rights

Not for Loan.

Not to be reproduced without permission from the Werribee and District Historical Society.

Publication quality prints can be purchased from the Werribee and District Historical Society.

Format

image

Language

eng

Identifier

9895 - Picture Victoria
190

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photographic print :
b&w :

Physical Dimensions

17.5x15.5cm

Citation

“Watton Street Bridge foundation stone plaque.,” Wyndham History, accessed September 25, 2021, https://wyndhamhistory.net.au/items/show/1438.

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