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Taming the wilderness : one family's contribution to irrigation in Australia / by A. E. Lawrence.
Call No: A6/DAV/9
Author: Lawrence, A. E. ;
Publisher: Armadale, Vic : Privately published, 1985.
Subject: Australia - family history ; Davies family ; Australia - occupations & professions ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 94 p. : ill., 24 cm.
Notes: Bibliography: p. 94
Summary: J.H. DAVIES (1862 - 1942), was a contractor who played a significant role in Australia's development. Lawrence describes the achievements of early Australian engineering contractors, DAVIES Brothers. Their projects included the Goulburn Valley Irrigation Scheme, the Murrumbidgee Scheme and the Upper Coliban Reservoir.

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