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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Old & New Suction Wells, Richmond, Victoria, Jun 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 121005

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:
The old and new suction well at the Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Richmond, Victoria, June 1910. Powerlines, cleared land, houses and factories can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 111 mm (Height), 153 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power stations, pump wells, water pipes, water tanks, foundations, derrick cranes, ladders, fences, chimneys
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: 'Old and New Suction Well, Melbourne / June, 1910.'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Jun 1910
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Jun 1910

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