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P.S. Marion, Overland Corner
Title : P.S. Marion, Overland Corner P.S. Marion, Overland Corner
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Date of creation : 1949
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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The P.S. Marion in Lock 3, Overland Corner

Overland Corner is Lock 3 on the River Murray and was completed in 1925.

PS Marion was built in 1897 and is now a fully restored operational paddle steamer operating out of Mannum. After her working life was over, she was moved to Mannun in 1963 where she was for many years a static display. A dedicated team of volunteers began full restoration in the 1990s.

Coverage year : 1949
Place : Overland Corner
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
Further reading :

Drage, William Riverboats and rivermen Adelaide: Rigby, 1976

Painter, Gwenda PS Marion: its life and times South Melbourne: Hyland House, 1998

Parsons, Ronald Ships 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

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

Johnston, E.N. Preliminary report of Captain E.N. Johnston, relative to the construction of locks and weirs on the River Murray, May 31st, 1912 Adelaide: Govt. Printer, 1913

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