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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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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