Junction Bridge


Junction Bridge

1870 - GAZETTE NOTICES - Road from the site of the bridge over the Tumut River at Tumut to the south boundary of J. H. Rose's (now A.M. Shelleys) 1280 acres, confirmed in in Government Gazette, 7th October, 1803, folio 2162, with deviation confirmed in Government Gazette, 17th September, 1863, folio 2327.- (Ref- Bellís Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle (NSW : 1860 - 1870)(about) Previous issue Saturday 16 July 1870).

1930 - BITTEN BY SNAKES. - TREATMENT NEGLECTED. CAMPER DIES IN HOSPITAL. TUMUT (NSW) Monday, - Alfred Tiwin Phillips who was camping with his wife and child on the Tumut River, near the Junction Bridge, felt himself bitten late at night but neglected to treat the bite. Hours later he felt sick and when he was brought to the Tumut Hospital it was found that he had been bitten by a snake. He died next duy, Phillips who was a native of New Nealand, - lives a fannel on a soldier settlement block at the Rand near Albury. - (Ref- The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 11 February 1930).

1932 - TUMUT.-Tumut Shire Council has been allotted £2500 from the £600,000 made available for New South Wales by the Federal Government. The money is to be used in raising the road between Tumut Plains Bridge crossing Tumut River and the Lagoon Bridge crossing Shelley's Creek, so that road may be above flood level. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Thursday 16 June 1932).

1955 - BEAUTIFUL AUSTRALIA - TUMUT RIVER at Junction Bridge, N.S.W., three miles from the lovely Tumut township in southern New South Wales. At this point the Goobragrandra River flows into the Tumut, which runs through some of the most valuable dairying, cattle-raising, and millet-growing country in this State. The district is a favorite spot for fishermen and a tourist resort in autumn, when the trees turn to glorious shades. This picture was taken by Mr. J. Joshua. Temora. Womens Wweekly - (Ref- The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 8 June 1955).

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