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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Excavation Work for High-Tension Switchboard, Richmond, Victoria, Nov 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 121010

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:
Excavation work in connection with HT switchboard at the Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Richmond, Victoria, 14th November, 1910.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 112 mm (Height), 155 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, switchboards, electrical wiring, foundations, structural steelwork, corrugated iron, water 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: 'Flashlight of excavation work in / connection with HT Switchboard, / Melbourne. 14-11-10.'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 14 Nov 1910
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 14 Nov 1910

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