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P.S. Industry
Title : P.S. Industry P.S. Industry
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Date of creation : ca. 1930
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Side view and stern of 'P.S. Industry' passing through Lock 3 downstream, with derrick barge partly obscuring it, and wide view of barrage across the river to opposite bank

Lock 3 is at Overland Corner.  PS Industry is a composite paddle steamer built by GB Wilson, Goolwa, in 1911 and was designed by AJ Inches. The boat was used for lock repairs, snagging and dredging by the South Australian Government and later by the River Murray Commission. It was extensively refitted in 1933. It now stands at Renmark where it is open for inspection daily and operates once a month.

Coverage year : 1930
Place : Overland Corner
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
Further reading :

Linn, Rob A diverse land : a history of the Lower Murray, Lakes and Coorong [Meningie, S. Aust]: Meningie Historical Society, 1988

Linn, Rob Murray water is thicker than blood : the stories of the families who made the River Murray's locks and barrages Waikerie, S. Aust.: Historical Consultants for River Murray Locks & Barrages Reunion Committee, 2001

Parsons, RonaldShips of the inland rivers: an outline history and details of all known paddle ships, barges and other vessels trading on the Murray-Darling system Ridgehaven, S. Aust.: Gould Books, 1990

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