Report on the relics of the Overland Telegraph Line between Batchelor and Pine Creek
Wilson, A. N,
E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books
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
Check within Publication or with content Publisher.
25. 9. 8 km Cypress pole stump with displaced ironwood pole 1n the background. 26. 9.8 km Cypress angle pole. Note insulator pin on top.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain the names, voices and images of people who have died, as well as other culturally sensitive content. Please be aware that some collection items may use outdated phrases or words which reflect the attitude of the creator at the time, and are now considered offensive.
We use temporary cookies on this site to provide functionality.
Click on Related items to view images, documents, etc. associated with this item.
You are welcome to provide further information or feedback about this item by emailing TerritoryStories@nt.gov.au