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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Main Switchboard & Brush Altenator, Richmond, Victoria, Nov 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 121012

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:
Main Switchboard with Brush alternator attached to No.1 Belliss & Morcom triple-expansion high-speed steam engine in the Engine House of the Melbourne Electric Supply Company's Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, November 1910.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 111 mm (Height), 154 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power stations, electrical equipment, engine houses, switchboards, alternators, arc lamps, staircases
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: 'Switchboard, Melbourne, November 1910'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1910
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1910
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, Great Britain, circa 1900

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