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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Installing Belliss & Morcom Engine Bedplate, Richmond, Victoria, Apr 1910 Reg. No: MM 121002
- 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.
- Sepia toned black & white silver gelatin photographic print.
- Description Of Content:
- Preparing foundations and installing the bedplate for the No.1 Belliss & Morcom high-speed triple-expansion steam engine & Brush alternator set in the Engine Room at the Melbourne Electric Supply Company's Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, April 1910.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
|Dimensions:||113 mm (Height), 155 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||electric power stations, electrical equipment, engine houses, bedplates, foundations, forced lubrication high-speed steam engines, triple-expansion steam engines, steam engines, steam pipes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ENERGY TECHNOLOGY|
|Secondary Classification:||Electric Power - Generation|
|Tertiary Classification:||power stations|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in black ink on album page below photograph: 'No.1. Belliss Engine Foundation, April 1910 / Melbourne'|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1910|
|Organisation Depicted:||Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1910|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||Belliss & Morcom Ltd, Birmingham, England, Great Britain, circa 1910|
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