Cop dealt with drunks, thieves, sly grog during building of Cataract Dam

By Carol Herben Oam
Updated February 10 2015 - 1:43pm, first published February 9 2015 - 5:20pm
Cataract Dam, pictured in the 1960s/70s. From 1905 to 1907 Constable Cornelius Kenny policed the work camp when the massive structure was being built, dealing with thieves, people selling sly grog, drunkards, as well as protecting the payroll. Picture: From the collections of WOLLONGONG CITY LIBRARY and ILLAWARRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Cataract Dam, pictured in the 1960s/70s. From 1905 to 1907 Constable Cornelius Kenny policed the work camp when the massive structure was being built, dealing with thieves, people selling sly grog, drunkards, as well as protecting the payroll. Picture: From the collections of WOLLONGONG CITY LIBRARY and ILLAWARRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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