Adelaide Railway Station Yard - Western Yard Entrance ('Wye') Signal Cabin

Adelaide Railway Station Yard - Western Yard Entrance ('Wye') Signal Cabin

This signal cabin as well as the Main Station cabin was established around 1915, under the South Australian Railways Signal & Telegraph Engineer, Charles Pilkington.

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Adelaide Wye was one of the first (and, in its time, the largest in the southern hemisphere) power installation in South Australia.


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Images of Adelaide Railway Station Yard - Western Yard Entrance ('Wye') Signal Cabin

  • North Adelaide Railway Station, Signal Box, WYE Signal Cabin, 1854 Abutments to Railway Line
 
Architects
Builders
Building materials
Brick
Architectural styles
3 Federation Period (c. 1890–c. 1915)
Construction
1915 -
Architecture and design features
Engineering features
 
Precinct
Riverbank
Council Ward
Central
Alternative Addresses
Geo-coordinates
Town Acre
Planning Zone or Policy Area
Original owners
South Australia Railway
Original occupant
Later occupant/s
Purposes and use
Transport
AS2482 classification
24000 - Features related to Railways
Public Access
Exterior only
 
NTSA ID
State Heritage ID
13659
ACC Reference No.
DPTI Heritage No.
1693
RNE ID
1693
Certificate of Title No.
CT 6072/230 D85645 Q40
NTSA file exists
No
Heritage Status
State Heritage listed
State heritage listing
State Heritage listed
Date of State heritage listing
Local heritage listing
Date of Local heritage listing
NTSA listing
Nil
Date of NTSA listing
Section 23 (4) crtiteria
Risk status
 
Historic Themes
3 Developing a City Economy
3.1.8 New Technology and City Development
4 BUILDING ADELAIDE
4.1.3 Public Transport
Topics
Charles Pilkington
 
Australian Curriculum references
Year 6: Australia as a Nation
ACHHK116
 

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