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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Pretty & Rocky Valley Junction, Kiewa, Victoria, Nov 1939 Image Reg. No: MM 121257

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:
Pretty Valley and Rocky Valley Junction. Closeup of thick bushland, several trees in foreground, one fallen log on bottom of image, Kiewa, Victoria, 1939. Trees show the affect of bushfire; possibly from the 1939 Black Friday bushfire.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 66 mm (Height), 106 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: bushfires, trees, bushland, electric power stations, electric power generation, campsites
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Electric Power - Distribution
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink on photograph: 'Pretty Valley & Rocky Valley Junction Nov. 39'

Rubber stamped in blue ink on photograph: '33'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Kiewa Valley, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1939
Creator: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, Nov 1939

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