Photographs of Murray River places [PRG 1258/2] • Photograph

Early view of Barmera with car parked in front of houses and dirt road

Early view of Barmera with car parked in front of houses and dirt road

Early view of Barmera with a woman standing near a parked car in front of houses and a dirt road.

P.S. Industry and barge hauling out snags at Cobdogla

P.S. Industry and barge hauling out snags at Cobdogla

P.S. Industry and barge with derrick, hauling out river snags and hazards (snagging) including fallen tree trunks and branches, at Cobdogla. However, this is a pile driving barge, not a snagging boat. According to a researcher this is a Dart barge.

P.S. Industry and derrick barge shifting large logs at Cobdogla

P.S. Industry and derrick barge shifting large logs at Cobdogla

'P.S. Industry', the Government snagging vessel, working in combination with the derrick barge, to remove snags from the river at Cobdogla.

View across still water to opposite river bank at Cobdogla

View across still water to opposite river bank at Cobdogla

View across still water to opposite river bank at Cobdogla.

View of natural scenery across the water at Cobdogla

View of natural scenery across the water at Cobdogla

View across placid waters to opposite wooded banks at Cobdogla.

Paddle steamer discharging cargo at Cobdogla landing

Paddle steamer discharging cargo at Cobdogla landing

Paddle steamer discharging cargo at Cobdogla landing, with horse teams and carts being loaded for transport overland.

Equipment and supplies for constructing the pumping plant at Cobdogla

Equipment and supplies for constructing the pumping plant at Cobdogla

Equipment and supplies for constructing the pumping plant at Cobdogla, with timber and large pipes in foreground, and a derrick and sheds at rear.

Pumping Station at Cobdogla

Pumping Station at Cobdogla

View of the Pumping Station at Cobdogla, with water tower far right.

Cobdogla during 1956 flood with small river boat sunk in foreground

Cobdogla during 1956 flood with small river boat sunk in foreground

View of Cobdogla during 1956 flood, with small river boat sunk in foreground, and houses protected by artificial levee, at rear.

Cobdogla homestead with water almost up to the roof in 1956 flood

Cobdogla homestead with water almost up to the roof in 1956 flood

Cobdogla homestead and buildings behind, with floodwater almost up to the roof, during 1956 flood.

Paddle steamer W.F.B. unloading pipes at river bank

Paddle steamer W.F.B. unloading pipes at river bank

P.S. 'W.F.B.' unloading pipes and construction materials at river bank.

P.S. Marion at Blanchetown and sunken ferry in foreground

P.S. Marion at Blanchetown and sunken ferry in foreground

Distant side view of 'P.S. Marion' at Blanchetown, with the ferry that sank in 1909 floods, in foreground.

Site of Blanchetown Number 1 Lock, with derrick boat and P.S. Captain Sturt

Site of Blanchetown Number 1 Lock, with derrick boat and P.S. Captain Sturt

Distant view of 'P.S. Captain Sturt' in background, with derrick boat at the site of Blanchetown Number 1 Lock, during 1917 flood. Additional information supplied by a researcher: The Captain Sturt does not appear in this photo. The vessel on the opposite side of the river to the left of the image is the Manno dredge. A close look will reveal the bucket of the dredge. The vessel in this photo has only one main deck with a operators platform above, whereas the Captain Sturt had 2 main decks. The vessel to the right of the picture is the 90 foot derrick boat.

Blanchetown flood 1931 showing palm trees and footpath flooded

Blanchetown flood 1931 showing palm trees and footpath flooded

Blanchetown flood 1931, with palm trees and pathway flooded, and several women on the lawn.

Mr. & Mrs. Speck, Blanchetown ferry pioneer, sitting in small rowboat

Mr. & Mrs. Speck, Blanchetown ferry pioneer, sitting in small rowboat

Mr & Mrs Speck, Blanchetown ferry pioneer, sitting in a small rowboat amongst drowned river gums, October 1946.

Two people walking at the lower end of the Coorong

Two people walking at the lower end of the Coorong

Two people walking around a small point at the lower end of the Coorong, with the lakes stretching around them.

Car travelling up the road skirting the Coorong

Car travelling up the road skirting the Coorong

Car travelling up the road skirting the Coorong at low tide.

A small yacht off a rocky beach at Nine Mile Point on the Coorong

A small yacht off a rocky beach at Nine Mile Point on the Coorong

The Coorong - possibly Nine Mile Point.

View of Salt Creek on the Coorong with road bridge and the Coorong Cafe

View of Salt Creek on the Coorong with road bridge and the Coorong Cafe

View of Salt Creek on the Coorong, near 'The Coorong Cafe, offering meals at all hours', which is located halfway through the Coorong.

View of Salt Creek at the Coorong with Coorong Cafe in distance

View of Salt Creek at the Coorong with Coorong Cafe in distance

View of Salt Creek at the Coorong, with the Coorong Cafe in the centre in the distance.

View of the bridge over Salt Creek in the Coorong

View of the bridge over Salt Creek in the Coorong

View of the bridge over Salt Creek in the Coorong, with small rowboat in the creek.

Distant view of Kingston from the long jetty

Distant view of Kingston from the long jetty

Distant view of Kingston from the long jetty.

Camping on the beach at the Coorong

Camping on the beach at the Coorong

Temporary shelter stretched between two oars on the beach at the Coorong, with a man sitting at a makeshift table, and a long view of the shore and sandhills in distance.

Large group of pelicans in the distance on the Coorong

Large group of pelicans in the distance on the Coorong

View from a boat, of a large group of pelicans standing in shallow water at the Needles, approaching Snake Island, the Coorong.

View of the Coorong between Snake Island and Younghusband Peninsula

View of the Coorong between Snake Island and Younghusband Peninsula

View of small yacht approaching the shore at the Coorong, between Snake Island and Younghusband Peninsula, near the Needles.

Admiral Creswell's party at McGrath Flat with schooner 'White Cloud'

Admiral Creswell's party at McGrath Flat with schooner 'White Cloud'

Admiral Cresswell's party at McGrath Flat, The Coorong, with schooner 'White Cloud' owned by T. and E. Goode, in the distant rear. Left, D. Goode on horseback, Capt. Walter, Mr. Hutchinson, Capt. Geo. Ritchie (later Sir George Ritchie), Admiral Sir W.R. Creswell, E. Leslie, (Ted) Goode, Edward Goode. Thomas Goode, of Goolwa, took charge of the party and was the photographer. Caption information was supplied by his niece, Miss. G. Goode.

View of Ocean beach on Younghusband Peninsula, The Coorong

View of Ocean beach on Younghusband Peninsula, The Coorong

Three people walking along Ocean beach on Younghusband Peninsula, opposite Boundary Bluff, The Coorong.

View of The Coorong in the bay below 9 mile point

View of The Coorong in the bay below 9 mile point

View of The Coorong in the bay below Nine mile point, showing mud pushed up by sandhill drift.

View from big sand hill near Long Point, Younghusband Peninsula

View from big sand hill near Long Point, Younghusband Peninsula

View from big sand hill near Long Point, Younghusband Peninsula, on the Coorong, looking towards Point McLeay.

View showing sand drift on Younghusband Peninsula, The Coorong

View showing sand drift on Younghusband Peninsula, The Coorong

View of sand dunes at The Coorong, showing sand drift on Younghusband Peninsula.