Echuca Wharf  

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Echuca Wharf
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Echuca Wharf was constructed entirely of river red gum timber, which was felled and milled locally. Towering three storeys high, the wharf's height allowed for a 10 metre variation in the winter and summer levels of the Murray and enabled a year round unloading of goods. Cranes, wool press and bond stores were accommodated on the uppermost level. Today the remaining structure is part of the central section of the original wharf. The wharf has been renewed and repaired over the years. Remnant timber pylons (visible only at low water) at either end of the current wharf indicate its extent.


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08/08/14 8:11 PM GMT
Great reflections. Looks like a place I would like to go.


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08/08/14 8:50 PM GMT
The composition and lighting are excellent! This is a great image and history. Thanks for sharing!
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08/08/14 9:41 PM GMT
An impressive wharf Frank and the editing and lighting show this old structure off to best advantage.
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08/08/14 9:45 PM GMT
Wonderful capture and lighting, really like the view and the nature look about it.
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08/08/14 10:07 PM GMT
A very nice capture of these craft at Victoria, Australia (I had to Google it to locate it), and good information about the place and its history. Many Caedesians do not post much about their images but I'm glad you did here. A picture may be "worth a thousand words" but, without description, we wouldn't know what we're looking at. Thanks for the photo and the trip down under. This being quite historic I hope you're planning on entering it into the current contest. -Nik
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08/09/14 2:02 AM GMT
This is so sharp, and clear and also very well composed. You did a super job on this one. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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08/09/14 10:07 AM GMT
Great shot very well captured.
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08/09/14 10:55 AM GMT
Lots to see in this picture Frank. Would see that in real, but the distance is somewhat that far, lol. Thanks for this excellent composition.

Regards, Cornelius.

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08/19/14 1:49 PM GMT
A very timless look to this scene Frank and the info about is is appreciated.
Love the reflection as well.
Great contender in the contest!
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08/22/14 6:50 AM GMT
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