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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Excavation Work for 2,000kW Willans-Siemens Turbo-Alternator Set, Richmond, Victoria, Jan 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 121018

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:
Monochrome silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Men working on the excavation for foundations in connection with 2,000 kW Willians-Siemens turbo-alternator set being installed at the Melbourne Electric Supply Company's, Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, 27th January 1911.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 111 mm (Height), 152 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, excavations, foundations, construction sites
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: 'Excavations for foundations 2000 K.W. Willam / Siemens Set, Melbourne. 27-11-11.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 27 Jan 1911
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd Green Street Power Station, 27 Jan 1911
Organisation Named: Willans & Robinson Ltd
Organisation Named: Siemens Bros Dynamo Works Ltd

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