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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Rotor Repairs, Richmond, Victoria, 27 Dec 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 121032

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:
Six men standing around No.4 rotor during repairs at the Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Richmond, Victoria, 27th December, 1912. Spiral staircase can be seen on the left and switchboard on the right in background.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 113 mm (Height), 156 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, rotors, repairs maintenance
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: 'No.4. Rotor repairs, Melbourne. 27-12-12.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 27 Dec 1912
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd, 27 Dec 1912

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