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

Tailem Bend punt loading sheep

Tailem Bend punt loading sheep

Tailem Bend punt loading sheep.

Tailem Bend punt with a flock of sheep unloading

Tailem Bend punt with a flock of sheep unloading

Wide view of the Tailem Bend punt unloading sheep, across the river to opposite side.

River scene near the Tailem Bend ferry with small rowboats

River scene near the Tailem Bend ferry with small rowboats

River scene near Tailem Bend ferry with small rowboats.

Rowers at Tailem Bend

Rowers at Tailem Bend

Rowers at Tailem Bend, with the ferry crossing in distance.

River scene at Tailem Bend in 1927

River scene at Tailem Bend in 1927

River scene at Tailem Bend, showing river steamer and barge midstream, a river landing, and fenced dirt roadway skirting the river bank.

Punt road along the high river bank at Tailem Bend

Punt road along the high river bank at Tailem Bend

Truck passing along the Punt Road, above the high river bank at Tailem Bend.

Children playing in small rowboats beside the Tailem Bend ferry

Children playing in small rowboats beside the Tailem Bend ferry

Children playing in small rowboats beside the Tailem Bend ferry.

Schoolboys standing around a large dead porpoise at Tailem Bend

Schoolboys standing around a large dead porpoise at Tailem Bend

Schoolboys standing around a large dead porpoise caught at Tailem Bend, 27th August 1927.

Small Tailem Bend ferry boat 1927

Small Tailem Bend ferry boat 1927

Captioned 'Tailem Bend ferry boat, 1927' shows a man and three little girls passing in a small rowboat with outboard motor.

Raising the Tailem Bend Punt with a small crowd watching

Raising the Tailem Bend Punt with a small crowd watching

Raising the Tailem Bend Punt, 29th May 1927, with small crowd watching from the cliffs and landing bay.

Tailem Bend ferry house and landing

Tailem Bend ferry house and landing

Tailem Bend ferry house and landing, below the cliffs at Tailem Bend.

Schoolchildren assembled at Tailem Bend School

Schoolchildren assembled at Tailem Bend School

Schoolchildren assembled in a large group in front of the Tailem Bend School, 1928.

Lorry labelled 'Plume Motor Spirit' crossing on Tailem Bend Ferry

Lorry labelled 'Plume Motor Spirit' crossing on Tailem Bend Ferry

'Plume Motor Spirit' 10 ton lorry crossing on the Tailem Bend ferry.

Stormwaters at Tailem Bend showing homes under water

Stormwaters at Tailem Bend showing homes under water

Stormwater flooding at Tailem Bend, January 1929, showing homes under water and flooded street.

Stormwater pouring over the road at Tailem Bend

Stormwater pouring over the road at Tailem Bend

Flooding at Tailem Bend, with stormwater pouring over the road, January 1929.

Jervois Embankment 1929 with tractor train hauling small trucks

Jervois Embankment 1929 with tractor train hauling small trucks

Jervois Embankment construction 1929, with a tractor train hauling small trucks.

Outcrop of granite rocks at Tailem Bend

Outcrop of granite rocks at Tailem Bend

Outcrop of split granite rocks at Tailem Bend.

Tailem Bend Wharf

Tailem Bend Wharf

Tailem Bend Wharf, showing the road access, river steamer at wharf in distance with passengers disembarking, and river view.

Jervois school children crossing the punt at Tailem Bend

Jervois school children crossing the punt at Tailem Bend

Jervois school children crossing Punt at Tailem Bend.

Pile driving at Tailem Bend

Pile driving at Tailem Bend

Pile driving over water at Tailem Bend, with several men working at different levels off the pile driving derrick from a barge.

Prize winning decorated small rowboat Muriel at Tailem Bend Regatta

Prize winning decorated small rowboat Muriel at Tailem Bend Regatta

A girl standing beside Temby's first prize-winning decorated rowboat, 'Muriel', with an 'Amscol ice cream' theme, at the Tailem Bend Regatta 1933.

Camels crossing on the Tailem Bend Punt

Camels crossing on the Tailem Bend Punt

A team of loaded camels crossing Tailem Bend Punt, watched by several school children standing on railing.

Cars lined up at the wharf during the Tailem Bend Regatta

Cars lined up at the wharf during the Tailem Bend Regatta

Cars lined up at the wharf during the Tailem Bend regatta, with spectators assembling for the best decorated boat competition, in the distance.

Water Tower under construction at Tailem Bend

Water Tower under construction at Tailem Bend

Water tower under construction, Tailem Bend, with old tower at rear.

Copy of Leichhardt's 1855 sketch of the Echuca region

Copy of Leichhardt's 1855 sketch of the Echuca region

Copy of Leichhardt's 1855 sketch of the Echuca region, showing Aboriginal people in foreground and a small European settlement at rear.

High Street in flood at Echuca in 1870

High Street in flood at Echuca in 1870

View of High Street and buildings underwater during the 1870 flood at Echuca, with small rowboats and punts on the street, other people wading, and horses and carts in the foreground.

Hopwood's floating pontoon bridge at Echuca

Hopwood's floating pontoon bridge at Echuca

Hopwood's floating pontoon bridge at Echuca with his ferry; the Echuca wharf is in the distance. The nearest vessel is Hopwood's punt and the second vessel is Hopwoods pontoon bridge. [from information provided].

Hopwood's pontoon bridge and ferry at Echuca

Hopwood's pontoon bridge and ferry at Echuca

The Moama Echuca bridge designed by William Henry Green, resident engineer for the Victorian Railways. It was built in sections in Scotland by Halliday and Walker in 1875.

High Street Echuca in flood with Commercial Hotel under water

High Street Echuca in flood with Commercial Hotel under water

High Street, Echuca in flood, with Commercial Hotel under water, and several men viewing the scene in a small steam launch.

Bullock teams carting wool at Echuca

Bullock teams carting wool at Echuca

Several bullock teams carting wool, in a wide street at Echuca, near the river.