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31-July-2020
31-July-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The silhouette sculpture commemorates the centenary of the first train arriving in Clare in July 1918.

 

Location

Address:Riesling Trail, Railway Station, McLaren Vale, 5171
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.839359
Long: 138.619772
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event Start Date:04-July-1918
Actual Event End Date:04-July-2018

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 4th July, 2018
Front Inscription

Clare Rail Centenary

This S Class engine and tender silhouette and associated landscaping commemorates 100 years since the first train came to Clare on the 4th of July 1918.

Special thanks to :

Friends of the Riesling Trail
Clare District Lions Club
Clare Schools and Pre-schools
Clare Community Development Committee
Waterloo Wind Farm
MAIT Plumbing
Mace Engineering
Clare Railway Centenary Committee
John Wilson
National Railway Museum

Opened 4th July 2018

Source: MA
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