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Constructing No.1 Lock, Blanchetown
Title : Constructing No.1 Lock, Blanchetown Constructing No.1 Lock, Blanchetown
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Source : Construction of No.1 Lock, Blanchetown
Date of creation : ca. 1920
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Construction of No. 1 lock at Blanchetown, River Murray. Begun in 1915, the lock was completed in 1922

The lock was named the William R. Randell Lock after William Randell the first man to operate a paddle steamer on the River Murray in 1853. Randell went on to build up a successful freight business on the river with a sizeable fleet of paddle steamers and also operated a dry dock at Mannum.

Coverage year : 1920
Place : Blanchetown
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
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