Mileage Post; c1960s; 4007b

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Mileage Post

About this object

Concrete mileage post painted white with distances to Kempsey (K) 19 miles and Taree (T) 57 miles impressed into the concrete and painted black. The post is an irregular shape, forming a 'v' at front and an inverted 'v' at back. The post was possibly situated on the Pacific Highway at Telegraph Point, near Port Macquarie. Used by the Department of Main Roads NSW prior to conversion to metric measurement in July 1974.

Date Made

c1960s

Medium and Materials

Concrete, paint

Inscription and Marks

'K/19' and 'T/57'

Measurements

780mm H (above ground measurement), 345mm W, 270mm Deep

Subject and Association Keywords

Roads

Subject and Association Keywords

Floods

Credit Line

Donor: Department of Main Roads

Object Type

Signs

Object number

4007b

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