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Flinders Bay Railway

Author

Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

Place Number

04955
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Location

Jetty Flinders Bay

Location Details

Local Government

Augusta/Margaret River

Region

South West

Construction Date

Constructed from 1880

Demolition Year

N/A

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Statement of Significance

The plaque is a reminder of this great time of growth and industry in the Flinders bay area and associated towns created by the trade in timber.

Physical Description

The railway complex was constructed by MC Davies for his timber industry. It ran the length of the jetty in order to facilitate the loading and unloading of the timber on and off the ships.

History

The plaque, which has been placed on the toilet block, marks the site of the old Flinders Bay railway stations. The station was in operation from 1880 to 1926. This railway complex was constructed by MC Davies for his timber industry. The railway line ran the complete length of the Flinders Bay jetty, also constructed by Davies, in order to facilitate the loading and unloading of the timber ion and off the ships.

William Eldridge had originally constructed a wooden line in 1878.

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
Augusta Historical Society;"Nomination Form".

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
1458 Conservation Plan for Flinders Bay Historic Settlement Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1996

Place Type

Historic Site

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Present Use Transport\Communications Rail: Other
Original Use Transport\Communications Rail: Other

Historic Themes

General Specific
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS Rail & light rail transport

Creation Date

05 Nov 1996

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Approved

Last Update

21 May 2019

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