Physical description

large block of wood salvaged from original wharf of Echuca. Has been used for an award

Inscriptions & markings

Two plaques attached to one side: 'Captain William Randell, Skipper of PS Mary Ann, His Steamer Was the first to reach Echuca on Sept. 26th 1853. After The first great boat race on the Murray. An inspiration to Rivermen Won By'

Second plate continues: "P.S Etona, Port of Echuca Oct 20th 1974"

Timber has been varnished. Some signs of splitting in wood and wear.

Small plate printed with 'Timber salvaged from Original Wharf' on top of block. Small piece of sticky tape holding it on