Barham-Koondrook Bridge, Murray River, 1904-

From Engineering Heritage New South Wales


The bridge comprised of a lift span and two de Burgh composite timber trusses was designed by E M D Burgh MICE Bridge Engineer of the NSW Public Works Department and opened on 8 October 1904. An improvement on earlier designs, it was built by Messrs, Monash & Anderson of Melbourne. The bridge allowed the passage of paddle steamers and continues to efficiently serve the northern inland stock route to Melbourne.

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Coordinates Lat: -35.630092 Long: 144.125181 (35°37′50″S 144°07′29″E)

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Engineering Heritage Recognition Program

Marker Type Historic Engineering Marker (HEM)
Award Date 8 October 2004
Prominent People Ernest Macartney de Burgh
Nomination Document Available here
Ceremony Booklet Not Available
Interpretation Panel None installed
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