Bridgewater, South Australia facts for kids
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Park near Bridgewater Mill
|Elevation||398 m (1,306 ft)(railway station)|
It is the former end of the Adelaide-Bridgewater railway line; this route was closed in 1987. The railway was converted to standard gauge in 1995 and continues to be the main line from Adelaide to Melbourne, but no trains stop at the now demolished Bridgewater railway station.
A portion of the Heysen walking trail runs through the town, as well as the Pioneer women's walking trail.
The streets of one part of Bridgewater appear to have been named for Orient Line steam ships: SS Omrah, SS Otway, SS Orsova, SS Orontes (1902–1926), SS Ophir, SS Otranto (1909–1918), SS Orvieto (1909–1931), SS Orotava (1889–1921) (though Oratava Street) and SS Osterley (1909–1929).
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