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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Installing Belliss & Morcom Engine Bedplate, Richmond, Victoria, Apr 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 121002

Summary:
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.
Description:
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)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 113 mm (Height), 155 mm (Width)

More information

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'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
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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