Book launch and celebration of the centenary of locking the Murray River

Only seven weeks to go to the launch of “Harnessing the River Murray, stories of the people who built Locks 1 to 9, 1915-1935” by Helen Stagg. Harnessing the River Murray.jpg

On June 5 2015 at Lock 1 Blanchetown, SA, there will be a re-enactment of the ceremony which took place one hundred years ago to lay the foundation stone for the commencement of Lock 1 and of the great scheme to harness the River Murray. Helen Stagg’s book which is the culmination of over five years of research will be officially launched and will be on sale. The book comprises over 250 pages of history, including oral history, as well as more than 130 photos from the time. RRP is $44.95 (plus postage of $17.50 which covers up to 3 books.)