Photograph Album - State Electricity Commission, Briquette Factory, Yallourn, Victoria, 1929-1931 Object Reg. No: HT 24143

Album contains photographs documenting the construction internally and externally of the Briquette Factory in Yallourn from 1929 to 1931. Part of a large photographic collection of glass plate and film negatives, photographic prints and photo albums, relating to the development of the electric power supply industry in Victoria, operated by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) from 1919 to 1993 and various predecessor private and municipal power supply enterprises dating back to the late 1880s.
Navy album with gold and red flower detail imprinted on front cover. Album contains 44 dark green pages with cut-outs on each page holding 84 black and white photographs. Label attached on top half of spine.

Inside leaf contains small booklet attached with press pin, front cover made from card, followed by small photographs.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 285 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electrical equipment, machinery, factory construction
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Coal & Coke - Production
Tertiary Classification: briquette making
Inscriptions: Imprinted on red ink on the front cover: 'Album'
Printed in black ink on label on spine: 'PHOTOGRAPHS / BRIQUETTING / YALLOURN / NO. 1 / FROM 1/1/1929 / TO 31/1/1932

Handwritten in black ink on small booklet: 'Snaps on Tour / 14 - 18/9/15 / M.E.K.
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Electricity Supply Department, Yallourn, Victoria, Australia, 1929-1931

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