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A black and white photograph.

From the Collection of Port of Echuca 52 Murray Esplanade Echuca Victoria

Description
A black and white photograph of the P.S Canberra, P.S Emmylou and the P.S Pride of the Murray travelling upstream with passengers, at Echuca.
Size
H 21.0 cms X L 25 cms.
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Object Registration
P000100
Keywords
p.s emmylou, p.s pride of the murray, p.s canberra, tourism, murray river, echuca
Historical information
The Emmylou was newly built and in business carrying passengers. In 1984 the P.S Canberra and the P.S Pride of the Murray were all in business running paddle steamer cruises.
When Made
24/09/1984
Significance
This photograph was taken in 1984, in the early days of Tourism in the Echuca Moama region. It also shows the newly constructed P.S Emmylou named after the U.S singer Emmylou Harris. It also shows two simple 'houseboats' tied to the far bank of the river. Also an early indication of the houseboat industry.
Inscriptions & Markings
The words, Pride of the Murray, Emmylou and Canberra can be seen written on the paddle steamers in the photograph.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM