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    PMG ETD South Australia - PMG Postmaster-General - ETD Electric Telegraph Dept. Communications in the Colonial Days (On Federation in 1901 a national PMG was formed replacing each Colonies PMG ETD. The PMG was split in two (Mail and Engineering) forming Australia Post and Telecom in 1975, which was renamed in 1995 to Telstra).

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  1. THE TRANS-CONTINENTAL TELEGRAPH.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 16 November 1872 p 8 Article
    Abstract: FROM the summary of the South Australian Register we take the following interesting observations on the construction of the overland portion of the A ... 1755 words
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    1872-11-16 - Summary of the South Australian Register on the latter stage of the construction of the overland portion of the Australian line to Europe, following Charles Todd's inspection. corrected

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  2. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION BETWEEN ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 16 November 1872 p 7 Article
    Abstract: THE banquet in celebration of the establishment of Telegraphic Communication between England and Australia t[?]ok place last night at the Exchange, i ... 10191 words
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    1872-11-16 - The report on the Celebration Dinner held in Sydney on the opening of Telegraphic Communication between Australia and the rest of the (civilised) World on the 15th November 1872. (all Colonies will now have access to overseas communication via "The Overland Telegraph") Sydney to London via Adelaide to Darwin and then over the British-Australian Company cable to the world at large. (Banquet in celebration of the establishment of
    telegraphic communication between Great Britain and Australia, Sydney). Corrected.

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  3. ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAPH CELEBRATION BANQUET.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Saturday 16 November 1872 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A BANOUET was held last evening int he dining hall of the Sydney Exchange, to celebrate the opening of telegraph communication between the Australian ... 2125 words
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    1872-11-16 - The report on the Celebration Dinner held in Sydney on the opening of Telegraphic Communication between England and Australia on the 15th November 1872. (all Colonies now opened to overseas communication) Sydney to London via Adelaide to Darwin(over the overland Telegraph) and then British-Australian Company cable to London. CORRECTED.

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  4. I.—THE NORTHERN TELEGRAPH.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Monday 15 July 1872 p 3 Article
    Abstract: From the tenor of the telegrams received by the Government on Thursday we were led to expect further and fuller particulars from Mr. in a short time. 54903 words
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    1872-11-16 - The report on the Celebration Dinner held in Sydney on the opening of Telegraphic Communication between England and Australia on the 15th November 1872. (all Colonies now opened to overseas communication) Sydney to London via Adelaide to Darwin(over the overland Telegraph) and then British-Australian Company cable to London. Correcting.

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  5. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Saturday 23 November 1878 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The following correspondence, having reference to the duplication of the Overland Telegraph line, which has passed between the Government of this col ... 473 words
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    1878-11-23

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  6. Milestones in Australian history : voices around the world
    Australia. Postmaster-General's Dept
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    At State Library of NSW
  7. Milestones in Australian history : the Overland Telegraph Line
    Australia. Postmaster-General's Department
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1959 ]
    At National Library
    Milestones in Australian history : the Overland Telegraph Line
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  9. The Overland Telegraph Line
    Mick Stanic
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    The Overland Telegraph Line
  10. On the Overland Telegraph Line
    [ Art work : 1885 ]
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    On the Overland Telegraph Line
  11. AN INTERRUPTION ON THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE
    Charlton
    [ Art work : 1889 ]
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    AN INTERRUPTION ON THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE
  12. SKETCHES ON THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE, S.A. [SOUTH AUSTRALIA]
    [ Art work : 1888 ]
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    SKETCHES ON THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE, S.A. [SOUTH AUSTRALIA]
  13. Beneath the Overland Telegraph Line from Adelaide to Darwin
    Terry, Michael, 1899-1981
    [ Photograph : 1923 ]
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    Beneath the Overland Telegraph Line from Adelaide to Darwin
  14. Planting the first pole on the Overland Telegraph line to Carpentaria / S.C
    Calvert, Samuel, 1828-1913
    [ Art work : 1870 ]
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    Planting the first pole on the Overland Telegraph line to Carpentaria / S.C
  15. Workers on the Overland Telegraph Line, Southport, Port Darwin, Northern Territory, approximately 1870 / Samuel Sweet
    Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
    [ Photograph : 1870 ]
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    Workers on the Overland Telegraph Line, Southport, Port Darwin, Northern Territory, approximately 1870 / Samuel Sweet
  16. John Forrest's Party (his brother, Alexander, second in command) sight the overland Telegraph Line, 1874 / painted by J. Macfarlane from descriptions supplied by C.R. Long, Ed. Dept. Vic
    Macfarlane, J., active 1890-1898
    [ Photograph : 1890-1899 ]
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    John Forrest's Party (his brother, Alexander, second in command) sight the overland Telegraph Line, 1874 / painted by J. Macfarlane from descriptions supplied by C.R. Long, Ed. Dept. Vic
  17. Camp of the Overland Telegraph Line workers at Roper River, Northern Territory, approximately 1870 / Samuel Sweet
    Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
    [ Photograph : 1870 ]
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    Camp of the Overland Telegraph Line workers at Roper River, Northern Territory, approximately 1870 / Samuel Sweet
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  22. PAINTING OF JOHN FORREST'S PARTY SIGHT THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE 1874 (VPRS 12903/P1 Box 525/09)
    Victorian Railways corporation (VA 2876)
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    PAINTING OF JOHN FORREST'S PARTY SIGHT THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE 1874 (VPRS 12903/P1 Box 525/09)
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  36. POWELL'S CREEK TELEGRAPH STATION ON THE OVERLAND LINE, NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Calvert, Samuel, 1828-1913
    [ Art work : 1887 ]
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    POWELL'S CREEK TELEGRAPH STATION ON THE OVERLAND LINE, NORTHERN TERRITORY
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  41. Andrew Howley
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    Andrew Howley
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  43. Well equipment
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    Well equipment
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  45. Building
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    Building
  46. Pole and Welcome Sign
    Loos, Michael
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1996 ]
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    Pole and Welcome Sign
  47. SOME SKETCHES OF NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Calvert, Samuel, 1828-1913
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    SOME SKETCHES OF NORTHERN TERRITORY
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  54. Wladimir Holtze
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    Wladimir Holtze
  55. Graves of Stapleton and Franks
    Forrest, Peter, 1941-
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
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    Graves of Stapleton and Franks
  56. Donkey cart in the Jubilee Day Parade
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    Donkey cart in the Jubilee Day Parade
  57. Memorial
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    Memorial
  58. OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 26 February 1895 p 5 Article
    Abstract: It will be remembered that daring January last communication by means of the overland telegraph line between Port Darwin and Adelaide was interrupted ... 281 words
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  59. New Overland Telegraph Line
    Army News (Darwin, NT : 1941 - 1946) Thursday 18 December 1941 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Representing one of the world's most spectacular achievements in the laying of telegraph wires, the second 85 words
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  62. Overland Telegraph Camp
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    Overland Telegraph Camp
  63. On the Plains. The Overland Mail Stage; Pony Express and the Telegraph
    Vischer, Edward
    [ Photograph : 1873 ]
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    On the Plains. The Overland Mail Stage; Pony Express and the Telegraph
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  65. Katherine Telegraph Station
    [ Photograph : 1907 ]
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    Katherine Telegraph Station
  66. Special morse telegraph set, General Post Office
    [ Photograph : 1972 ]
    At WA State Library
  67. Alice Springs Telegraph Station
    Clark, Darren
    [ Photograph : 2012 ]
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    Alice Springs Telegraph Station
  68. Heavitree Gap
    Bradshaw, Thomas Andrew
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1906 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    Heavitree Gap
  69. [Scenes at staging camps and meal stops on the Northern Convoy Route]
    Argus (Melbourne, Vic.)
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    [Scenes at staging camps and meal stops on the Northern Convoy Route]
  70. Overland telegraph party, J.A.G. Little, Robert Paterson [i.e. Patterson], Charles Todd, Alexander James Mitchell
    Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
    [ Art work : 1873 ]
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    Overland telegraph party, J.A.G. Little, Robert Paterson [i.e. Patterson], Charles Todd, Alexander James Mitchell
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  73. Axle deep in the Moffat Creek
    [ Photograph : 1929 ]
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    Axle deep in the Moffat Creek
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  75. The Australian Overland Telegraph
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1873 ]
  76. A well on the Overland route
    [ Photograph : 1929 ]
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    A well on the Overland route
  77. Index to men who worked on the overland telegraph construction 1870 to 1872 from South Australian border to Palmerston in the Northern Territory / compiled by Vernon T. O'Brien
    O'Brien, Vernon T
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    Index to men who worked on the overland telegraph construction 1870 to 1872 from South Australian border to Palmerston in the Northern Territory / compiled by Vernon T. O'Brien
  78. Charlotte Waters
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    Charlotte Waters
  79. Crossing the notorious Moffat Creek
    [ Photograph : 1929 ]
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    Crossing the notorious Moffat Creek
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  81. Charlotte Waters Telegraph Station
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    Charlotte Waters Telegraph Station
  82. Barrow Creek Telegraph Station, constructed 1872
    Forrest, Peter, 1941-
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    Barrow Creek Telegraph Station, constructed 1872
  83. Landing the sub-marine telegraph cable
    Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
    [ Photograph : 1871 ]
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    Landing the sub-marine telegraph cable
  84. Overland telegraph party, J.A.G. Little, Robert Patterson, Charles Todd, W.W. Mitchell, 1872 [Samuel Sweet]
    Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
    [ Photograph : 1872 ]
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    Overland telegraph party, J.A.G. Little, Robert Patterson, Charles Todd, W.W. Mitchell, 1872 [Samuel Sweet]
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  87. Pylons
    [ Photograph : 1978 ]
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    Pylons
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  89. Captioned "Mr Ward"
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    Captioned "Mr Ward"
  90. Enclosure with many camels
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    Enclosure with many camels
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  92. Wagon wheels
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    Wagon wheels
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  94. Plaque
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    Plaque
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  97. Telegraph stores
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    Telegraph stores
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  120. On the Overland Telegraph route
    [ Photograph : 1929 ]
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    On the Overland Telegraph route
  121. The old telegraph station at Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, ca. 1946
    [ Photograph : 1946 ]
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    The old telegraph station at Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, ca. 1946
  122. Overland Telegraph building in ruined condition
    [ Photograph : 1940 ]
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    Overland Telegraph building in ruined condition
  123. Todd
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1987 ]
  124. Todd
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    Todd
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  126. Roper River Camp
    Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
    [ Photograph : 1870 ]
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    Roper River Camp
  127. Old Telegraph Station
    [ Photograph : 1979 ]
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    Old Telegraph Station
  128. 1881 realligned Overland Telegraph Line at Crown Point
    Bucknall, Graeme
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    1881 realligned Overland Telegraph Line at Crown Point
  129. Construction of the Overland Telegraph to Port Darwin from a photograph by J.H. Nixon / T.S.C. ; S.C
    Calvert, Samuel, 1828-1913
    [ Art work : 1870 ]
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    Construction of the Overland Telegraph to Port Darwin from a photograph by J.H. Nixon / T.S.C. ; S.C
  130. Katherine Telegraph Station
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    Katherine Telegraph Station
  131. Charlotte Waters Overland Telegraph Station
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    Charlotte Waters Overland Telegraph Station
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  134. Telegraph station
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    Telegraph station
  135. 18th Line Section
    Ingram, Bob
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1943 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    18th Line Section
  136. Cluster of Telegraph Station buildings
    [ Photograph : 1896 ]
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    Cluster of Telegraph Station buildings
  137. Old Telegraph Station
    Forrest, Peter, 1941-
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    Old Telegraph Station
  138. Staff of Alice Springs Telegraph Station
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    Staff of Alice Springs Telegraph Station
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  140. Portrait of E.M. Bagot in later life
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    Portrait of E.M. Bagot in later life
  141. Planting the first telegraph pole
    Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1870 ]
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    Planting the first telegraph pole
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  145. Overland Telegraph Line
    Bucknall, Graeme
    [ Photograph : 1984 ]
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    Overland Telegraph Line
  146. Overland Telegraph line maintenance party
    [ Photograph : 1907 ]
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    Overland Telegraph line maintenance party
  147. Australian explorers / painted by J. Macfarlane from descriptions supplied by C.R. Long, Ed. Dept. Vic
    Macfarlane, J., active 1890-1898
    [ Photograph : 1890-1899 ]
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    Australian explorers / painted by J. Macfarlane from descriptions supplied by C.R. Long, Ed. Dept. Vic
  148. Old Telegraph Station
    [ Photograph : 1974-1979 ]
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    Old Telegraph Station
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  150. Plaque, Overland Telegraph Line / Graeme Cheater
    Cheater, Graeme, 1955-
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    Plaque, Overland Telegraph Line / Graeme Cheater
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  152. Overland Telegraph Line steel pole / Graeme Bucknall
    Bucknall, Graeme
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
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    Overland Telegraph Line steel pole / Graeme Bucknall
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  155. Peake Telegraph Station
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    Peake Telegraph Station
  156. Todd : Todd and the overland telegraph
    Telecom Australia
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1991 ]
  157. Overland Telegraph Camp
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    Overland Telegraph Camp
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  165. Overland Telegraph Line
    [ Object : 1999 ]
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  167. Tennant Creek Overland Telegraph Line staff
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    Tennant Creek Overland Telegraph Line staff
  168. Overland Telegraph Line pole carting wagon
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    Overland Telegraph Line pole carting wagon
  169. Cairn, Overland Telegraph Line
    Cheater, Graeme, 1955-
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
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    Cairn, Overland Telegraph Line
  170. [Overland Telegraph Line, Elliott N.T.] Arthur Groom
    Groom, Arthur, 1904-1953
    [ Photograph : 1952 ]
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    [Overland Telegraph Line, Elliott N.T.] Arthur Groom
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  172. An end to silence : the building of the Overland Telegraph Line from Adelaide to Darwin / [Peter Taylor]
    Taylor, Peter, 1936-
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    At 59 libraries
    An end to silence : the building of the Overland Telegraph Line from Adelaide to Darwin / [Peter Taylor]
  173. The overland telegraph line : the first national development project / Associated Pulp and Paper Mills Limited
    Associated Pulp and Paper Mills
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At 12 libraries
    The overland telegraph line : the first national development project / Associated Pulp and Paper Mills Limited
  174. The Overland Telegraph Line
    Telecom Australia. Public Relations Branch
    [ Book, Government publication : 1977 ]
    At 4 libraries
  175. Overland Telegraph Line 1870-1872 / G.W. Symes
    Symes, G. W. (George William), 1896-1980
    [ Book : 1971 ]
    At 8 libraries
    Overland Telegraph Line 1870-1872 / G.W. Symes
  176. Exploring in the 'seventies and the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line / by Alfred Giles
    Giles, Alfred, 1847?-1931
    [ Book : 1926-1995 ]
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    Exploring in the 'seventies and the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line / by Alfred Giles
  177. The Overland Telegraph Line
    Taylor, Peter
    This Australia
    [ Article : 1981-1982 ]
  178. The centenary of the Adelaide-Darwin overland telegraph line : papers presented to a symposium
    Institution of Engineers, Australia
    [ Government publication, Conference Proceedings : 1972 ]
    At 13 libraries
    The centenary of the Adelaide-Darwin overland telegraph line : papers presented to a symposium
  179. [Overland Telegraph Line]
    [ Map : 1870 ]
    At State Library S Aust
  180. [Plan of the Overland telegraph line from Stevenshon Creek to Reynold Ranges, Central Australia]
    Crawford, Frazer S. (Frazer Smith), d. 1890
    [ Government publication, Map : 1874 ]
    At State Library S Aust
  181. Winnecke's exploration east of Tennant Creek : shewn in red [on base map of portion of Overland Telegraph Line, Hanson River to Powell Creek, N.T.]
    South Australia. Surveyor-General's Office
    [ Government publication, Map : 1880-1968 ]
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    Winnecke's exploration east of Tennant Creek : shewn in red [on base map of portion of Overland Telegraph Line, Hanson River to Powell Creek, N.T.]
  182. NEW STRATEGIC ROUTE NEARS COMPLETION
    Army News (Darwin, NT : 1941 - 1946) Thursday 18 December 1941 p 4 Article
    Abstract: "The important strategic route joining Western Queensland and the Great North-South Road is rapidly nearing completion," said the 272 words
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  183. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE. THE MEDICINE-CHEST QUESTION.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 31 March 1904 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The proposal made in the Federal Parliament that medicine-chests shall be provided by the Commonwealth at the stations on the overland telegraph line ... 728 words
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  184. THE BARROW'S CREEK TRAGEDY. ATTACK ON A TELEGRAPH STATION. AN HISTORIC CONFLICT.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 18 December 1905 p 6 Article
    Abstract: One of the greatest tragedies in which Northern Territory natives took part was the well-plunned and determined attack made on Barrow's Creek Telegra ... 1100 words
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  185. BAT buildings
    Litchfield, Jessie, 1883-1956
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1947 ]
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    BAT buildings
  186. Many relics in GPO exhibition
    News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) Friday 22 August 1952 p 3 Article
    Abstract: An exhibition of relics from the establishment of the overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin 135 words
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  187. TERRIBLE FATE OF THE PARTY LOOKING FOR THE MURDERERS OF MARTIN. FIVE OF THE PARTY PERISHED FROM THIRST. TWO SURVIVED AFTER HORRIBLE SUFFERINGS. GRAPHIC DESCRIPTION BY THE ONLY WHIT...
    Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) Saturday 17 November 1883 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Through the courtesy of Mr. J. W. Johnston, Acting Post and Telegraph Master, we are enabled to give the following graphic description (wired 2026 words
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  188. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE. AN INTERESTING ANNIVERSARY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 10 July 1897 p 6 Article
    Abstract: July 2 of this year was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the receipt iu Melbourne of the first cable messages from England. The advices did not come a ... 859 words
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  189. The Advertiser TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1871.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Tuesday 28 March 1871 p 2 Article
    Abstract: We publish, elsewhere a very interesting progress report by Mr. C. Todd, of the operations of the various parties now engaged in the construction of ... 1287 words
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  190. Few people know that the Australian P.M.G. Department Pioneered N.T. Cattle Industry
    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 20 July 1950 p 18 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE Postmaster-General's Department, one of the pioneers of the cattle industry in the Northern Territory, recently sold its last herd of cattle at D ... 393 words
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  191. COMMONWEALTH GAZETTE. Saturday, May 8.— Post and Telegraph Department.—
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 11 May 1909 p 7 Article
    Abstract: E. L. Cock, postal assistant, grade H., stores branch, to be postal assistant, grade H., Tennaunt's Creek, vice erry, promoted; L. W. O. Leaver, lett ... 201 words
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  192. PMG linesmen's platform truck
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    PMG linesmen's platform truck
  193. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 10 September 1870 p 5 Article
    Abstract: This great undertaking may ow be said to be fairly in hand. Messrs. Darwent & Dalwood's party, for the construction of the most sections—extending fr ... 3905 words
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  194. British Australia Telegraph Company (BAT)
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    British Australia Telegraph Company (BAT)
  195. British Australia Telegraph Company (BAT)
    [ Photograph : 1887 ]
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    British Australia Telegraph Company (BAT)
  196. British Australia Telegraph Company (BAT) quarters
    Barnes, W. J
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    British Australia Telegraph Company (BAT) quarters
  197. BAT museum
    Chaloupka, Janet, 1935-
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1985 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    At NT Library
    BAT museum
  198. BAT
    [ Photograph : 1920 ]
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    BAT
  199. BAT
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    BAT
  200. BAT
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    BAT
  201. Engineer's final report and appendix, dated 22nd April 1872 : section no.2, Banjoewangie to Port Darwin / British Australian Telegraph Company
    British Australian Telegraph Company
    [ Government publication, Book : 1872-1971 ]
    At 2 libraries
    Engineer's final report and appendix, dated 22nd April 1872 : section no.2, Banjoewangie to Port Darwin / British Australian Telegraph Company
  202. Gentlemen of the cable service : a pictorial history of Australia's overseas cable telecommunications service, 1870-1934 / [researched and written by Margaret Miller]
    Miller, Margaret
    [ Book, Government publication : 1992 ]
    At 14 libraries
    Gentlemen of the cable service : a pictorial history of Australia's overseas cable telecommunications service, 1870-1934 / [researched and written by Margaret Miller]
  203. British Australian Telegraph Company residence : 74 Esplanade, Darwin
    National Trust of Australia (Northern Territory)
    [ Book : 1981 ]
    At 2 libraries
  204. Telegraph office
    [ Photograph : 1887 ]
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    Telegraph office
  205. Cable and Telegraph offices
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    Cable and Telegraph offices
  206. Esplanade
    [ Photograph : 1890 ]
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    Esplanade
  207. Plaque
    Cheater, Graeme, 1955-
    [ Photograph, Poster, chart, other : 1984 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
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    Plaque
  208. [AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.] Sydney, 16th November.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 18 November 1872 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A reply has been received to the message sent by the Governor to Lord Kimberley last night. Heappy, Thynne, and Quie have been 341 words
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  209. History Recalled
    The Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939) Monday 22 October 1934 p 6 Article
    Abstract: On October 22, 1802, the services of the Sydney and Parramatta Loyal Associate Corps, under the general supervision of 307 words
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  210. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 2.
    The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922) Wednesday 3 July 1872 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Several petitions were presented. THE BRITISH-AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAPH COMPANY. Mr. BRIGHT asked whether the 2079 words
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  211. [Advertisement.] THE TRANS-CONTINENTAL RAILWAY.—NO. VII. IS IT A PRIVATE OR A PUBLIC BILL? FELLOW-COLONISTS:
    The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922) Wednesday 3 July 1872 p 3 Article
    Abstract: On a question of order, Mr. Speaker has ruled that the Port Augusta and Port Darwin Railway Bill is a private Bill, and, therefore, ought not to be f ... 1954 words
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  212. THE GREAT TRANS-CONTINENTAL RAILWAY. TO THE EDITOR.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Wednesday 1 May 1872 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sir-Mr. ward raises as a first objection to this grand scheme that then is no probability of its being remunerative. He then cites the Overland Teleg ... 852 words
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  213. THE TRANS-AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAPH.
    Evening Journal (Adelaide, SA : 1869 - 1912) Tuesday 21 May 1872 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A few days ago it was notified that the Government had by wire message communicated with Mr. Lewis, who has been pushing across the continent with a ... 528 words
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  214. THE TRANS-AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAPH.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 21 May 1872 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A few days ago it was notified that the Government had by wire message communi­cated with Mr. Lewis, who has been pushing across the continent with a ... 1996 words
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  215. TRANS-CONTINENTAL TELEGRAPH LINE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 21 August 1871 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At the request of Mr. R. D. Ross, his Excellency the Right Hon. he Earl of Belmore (accompanied by his aide-de-camp, Captain Beresford) paid a visit ... 661 words
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  216. THE TRANS-CONTINENTAL TELEGRAPH. HISTORY OF MR. PATTERSON'S EXPEDITION.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 21 May 1872 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Mr. R. C. Patterson's despatches, which have been at last laid before Parliament, afford ample explanation of the delay that has occurred in the cons ... 3991 words
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  217. THE TELEGRAPH BANQUET IN SYDNEY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 26 November 1872 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Nearly five columns of the Morning Herald are devoted to the report of the banquet held in Sydney to celebrate the establishment of telegraphic commu ... 5749 words
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    1872-11-16 - The report on the Celebration Dinner held in Sydney on the opening of Telegraphic Communication between England and Australia on the 15th November 1872. (all Colonies now opened to overseas communication) Sydney to London via Adelaide to Darwin(over the overland Telegraph) and then British-Australian Company cable to London.

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  218. INAUGURATION OF INTERNATIONAL TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 2 December 1872 p 7 Article
    Abstract: THE banquet in celebration of the establishment of Telegraphic Communication between England and Australia took place on the 15th November at the Exc ... 10350 words
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  219. The singing line / Alice Thomson
    Thomson, Alice
    [ Book, Audio book : 1999-2003 ]
    At 103 libraries
    The singing line / Alice Thomson
  220. Cables Interrupted.
    Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative (NSW : 1890 - 1954) Monday 28 January 1901 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Since Thursday night there has been an interruption of the Cable Service, and no press messages have come through. Our Sydney correspondent 51 words
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  221. The Advertiser MONDAY, JULY 15, 1872. OUR SUMMARY.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Monday 15 July 1872 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Since our last Summary for England was published, we have received a direct telegraphic message over the Great Northern Line. The line is not yet 1539 words
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  222. SUMMARY FOR EUROPE PREPARED SPECIALLY FOR TRANSMISTION TO EUROPE BY THE JULY MAIL.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Monday 15 July 1872 p 3 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  223. The Holoday in Commemoration of the Opening of Telegraphic Communication with Europe.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Saturday 16 November 1872 p 3 Article
    Abstract: YESTERDAY was observed in Sydney as a general holiday, in commemoration of the successful accomplishment of telegraphic communication between the Aus ... 970 words
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  224. TELEGRAPHIC EXTENSION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. (FROM THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER, JUNE 30.)
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 6 July 1875 p 6 Article
    Abstract: It was stated in the House of Assembly on Tuesday that a survey party has already started to lay out the telegraph line between Moonta and Edithburgh ... 648 words
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  225. Overland Telegraph Relies
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Wednesday 23 July 1952 p 4 Article
    Abstract: To mark the 80th anniversary of the completion of the Overland Telegraph from Adelaide to 157 words
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  226. OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    The Irish Harp and Farmers' Herald (Adelaide, SA : 1869 - 1873) Saturday 15 July 1871 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The following is Mr. McMinn's official report of the progess of the Northern Telegraph Construction Party :-- 3367 words
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  227. No title
    Rockhampton Bulletin (Qld. : 1871 - 1878) Saturday 21 December 1872 p 4 Article
    Abstract: POISONING FROM MATCHES—On the morning of 27th ultimo, about half-past ten o'clock, the infant daughter of Mr. W. F. Bcid, of Purga Creek, aged about ... 936 words
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  228. OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    Adelaide Observer (SA : 1843 - 1904) Saturday 24 February 1872 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The following extracts from the reports furnished to the Acting Superintendent of Telegraphs by wire, relative to the progress of construction and th ... 354 words
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  229. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 18 June 1870 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Wednesday, Jane 1st, the Government tabled information about the overland telegraph which might have rendered unneces­sary the discussion of the p ... 294 words
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  230. MR. MILNER'S TRIP ACROSS THE CONTINENT.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Friday 25 July 1873 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Mr. E. Kyrke, a member of Mr. Milner's pionner party, which took across the continent a mob of stock, has given us some information respecting the jo ... 1134 words
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  231. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 22 July 1872 p 5 Article
    Abstract: THE Hen. the Fostmaster-General seceived the following telegram an Saturday morning, from Mr. C. Todd, Superintendent of Telegraphs, South Australia: ... 80 words
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  232. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Friday 4 April 1873 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Mr. R. R. Knuckey, the Superintendent of the party which is to proceed to the Roper for the purpose of partly repoling the Overland Telegraph with ir ... 204 words
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  233. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 24 April 1872 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Government have received information from the Overland Telegraph Construction parties in the remote north, and on Tuesday the following digest of ... 800 words
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  234. Overland Telegraph.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 28 April 1879 p 2 Article
    Abstract: We are advised by the Telegraph Department that communication was restored on the Port Darwin line at 9.15 on Saturday morning. 23 words
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  235. V.—EXPLORATION OF THE INTERIOR. RETURN OF STUART.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Thursday 26 September 1861 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The papers, during the past four days, have been full of particulars relative to the return of Stuart, the great explorer of Central Australia. The r ... 8386 words
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  236. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 18 December 1926 p 15 Article
    Abstract: Investigations were made yesterday by telegraph officials with reference to the interruptions which occurred the previous day on the overland telegra ... 68 words
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  237. LAST OF P.M.G's. STOCK SOLD IN TERRITORY
    The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) Saturday 25 March 1950 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Darwin.—For the first time since the overland telegraph went through in 1870-2, the Postmaster-General has ceased to be a stockowner. The last of his ... 300 words
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  238. P.M.G. SELLS LAST CATTLE HERD
    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 27 March 1950 p 5 Article
    Abstract: DARWIN, Sunday.—The Postmaster-General's Department, which pioneered the cattle industry in many parts of the Northern 81 words
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  239. THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 31 December 1870 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Amongst our exchanges from Europe is a weekly paper devoted to the laudable object of circulating in England news from the southern colonies. It bear ... 4630 words
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  240. PUBLIC WORKS. THE WESTERN OVERLAND LINE.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 3 November 1877 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A difficult and important work has been carried out in a quiet, unostentatious manner, and very shortly now the whole of the colonies of the Australa ... 4123 words
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  241. The Cable Conference. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Melbourne, Saturday.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 25 May 1878 p 11 Article
    Abstract: THE Cable Conference concluded to-day. The result is that Colonel Glover's proposal will be carried out. The Company will also lay down a second line ... 2008 words
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  242. Behind the legend : the many worlds of Charles Todd / Denis Cryle
    Cryle, Denis, 1949-
    [ Book : 2017 ]
    At 37 libraries
    Behind the legend : the many worlds of Charles Todd / Denis Cryle
  243. Overland telegraph : an epic feat of endurance and courage / Frank Clune
    Clune, Frank, 1893-1971
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 12 libraries
    Overland telegraph : an epic feat of endurance and courage / Frank Clune
  244. Overland telegraph : Port Augusta to Port Darwin : instructions to overseers in charge of works / [Charles Todd]
    Todd, Charles, Sir, 1826-1910
    [ Government publication, Book : 1870 ]
    At 2 libraries
  245. The electric telegraph : a poem on celebrating the completion of the line from England to Australia / by George Wood
    Wood, George
    [ Book : 1900-1988 ]
    At National Library
  246. 'In the footsteps of Stuart - the historic Overland Telegraph Line - Australia's first electric communication link with the world' / by Laurie Wallace
    Wallace, Laurie
    [ Book : 2014 ]
    At 2 libraries
  247. Central Australia / by C. T. Madigan
    Madigan, C. T. (Cecil Thomas), 1889-1947
    [ Book : 1936-1964 ]
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    Central Australia / by C. T. Madigan
  248. Overland Telegraph Centenary, 1972
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    Overland Telegraph Centenary, 1972
  249. MR. CHARLES TODD'S RETURN.
    South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1868 - 1881) Saturday 2 November 1872 p 11 Article
    Abstract: On Wednesday afternoon Mr. Todd returned to Adelaide after having fully accomplished the great work for which he left his home in the beginning of Ja ... 1987 words
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  250. BANQUET TO MR. TODD.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Tuesday 1 June 1886 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A complimentary banquet was tendered by the officers of the Post-Office and Telegraph Departments to Mr. Charles Todd, C.M.G., M A., F.R.A.S., on Mon ... 2121 words
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  251. MR. CHARLES TODD'S RETURN.
    The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922) Thursday 31 October 1872 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Wednesday afternoon Mr. Todd returned to Adelaide after having fully accomplished the great work for which he left his home in the beginning of Ja ... 2158 words
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  252. NO 4 MILITARY DISTRICT, AMF, SIGNALS PERSONNEL AND PMG LINESMEN WORKING ON THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE IN 1941 AT STURT PLAINS, NORTHERN TERRITORY
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    NO 4 MILITARY DISTRICT, AMF, SIGNALS PERSONNEL AND PMG LINESMEN WORKING ON THE OVERLAND TELEGRAPH LINE IN 1941 AT STURT PLAINS, NORTHERN TERRITORY
  253. MR. TODD'S VISIT TO SYDNEY.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 2 December 1879 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Mr. O. Todd, C.M.G., Postmaster-General and Government Astronomer, has just returned from Sydney, whither he went about a month ago to attend the Met ... 1271 words
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  254. PMG Motorcycle Telegraph messenger c1950s
    Colin McDiarmid
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    PMG Motorcycle Telegraph messenger c1950s
  255. Construction of overland telegraph : agreement with Messrs. Darwent and Dalwood; instructions to Mr. McMinn
    Dalwood, W. T. (William Trevett)
    [ Article : 1871 ]
    At CDU Library