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Photograph - A.U. Alcock Electric Power Co, Burnley Street Power Station, Engine Room, Richmond, Victoria, 1899 Reg. No: MM 121019
- 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.
- Sepia toned black & white silver gelatin photographic print.
- Description Of Content:
- Two electric generators in the power station of A.U. Alcock Electric Power Co., Burnley Street, Richmond, 1899.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
|Dimensions:||149 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||electric power generation, electric power stations, electrical equipment, engine houses, steam engines, alternators, exciters, steam pipes, safety barriers, ladders, hand tools|
|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:||Handwritten in black ink on album page below photograph: 'Alcock & Co. 1899.'|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1899|
|Organisation Depicted:||A.U. Alcock Electric Light & Motive Power Co. Ltd Burnley Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1899|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||Ganz & Co, Budapest, Hungary, circa 1894|
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