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Alloy - Melted Wheel Section, Haven, 07 Feb 2009 (Bushfire Damaged) Object Reg. No: HT 23696

Large lump of melted metal, probably aluminium, from an alloy wheel. It came from the remains of a camper trailer which was stored at Bob and Ercil McIlvena's property at Haven, near Horsham. The camper trailer was destroyed by the Vectis (Remlaw) Bushfire on 7 February, 2009.

This is part of the Victorian Bushfires Collection, which includes an interview with Bob and Ercil McIlvena and other fire affected artefacts from their property.
Irregular shaped lump of melted metal, probably aluminium. The metal is scattered with ash and debris from other burnt matter, particularly on the underside.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ercil McIlvena, 2009
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 95 mm (Width), 195 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: bushfires, wheels
Themes this item is part of: Victorian Bushfires Collection, Recurring History of Bushfires in Victoria, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Date of Event: Haven, Victoria, Australia, 07 Feb 2009

Date the item was damaged by the Haven Bushfire.
User: Bob McIlvena, Haven, Victoria, Australia, pre Feb 2009
User: Ercil McIlvena, Haven, Victoria, Australia, pre Feb 2009

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