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Wharf at Morgan
Title : Wharf at Morgan Wharf at Morgan
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Date of creation : ca. 1910
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 214 mm x 154 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Morgan wharf and paddlesteamer Ellen. The chimney stack and building behind the wharf storage shed is the boiler house and pumping station for the Morgan water supply. It pumped the water from the river to the concrete roofed tank up on the hill in front of the main street. It also supplied steam for the steam operated wharf crane to unload the paddle steamers of wool and wheat to put on the train to Adelaide.

Period : 1884-1913
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
Further reading :

Boden, J. The historic port of Morgan and the north west bend, Mannum, SA: Rod Williams, 1998

Parsons, Ronald.  Ships of the Inland Rivers  Gumeracha, Gould Books, 1996



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