Report on the relics of the Overland Telegraph Line between Batchelor and Pine Creek
Wilson, A. N,
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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; The story of the construction of the Overland ·Telegraph Line, between Darwin and Port Augusta, in the 1870's, has been told many times and will not be repeated here. However Sir Charles Todd must be mentioned, since he was the driving force behind the enterprise, and the Parliamentary Reports were prepared by him.
Project funded by Northern Territory Government. Includes bibliographical references (pages 17-20).
Acknowledgment -- Introduction -- The setting -- The project -- Section A -- Section B -- Section C -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Appendix 3 -- Appendix 4 -- Appendix 5 -- Appendix 6 -- Appendix 7 -- Appendix 8.
Telegraph lines -- Australia -- Northern Territory.; Overland Telegraph Line (N.T. and S.A.); Historic sites -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
A. N. Wilson
1 volume : illustrations, maps, plan ; 30 cm
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19. 7.7 km A sound pole, but ready to fall. 20. 8. 3 km Pole and stump exposed by washaway. The old road was this side of the stump.
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