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Photograph - Melbourne Electricity Supply Co, Baker Electric Lorry, Geelong, Victoria, Dec 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 122690

Monochrome photograph of a Baker electric lorry at Geelong in 1912. It is 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.
Monochrome silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
A Baker electric lorry at Geelong, Victoria. These forward control light trucks were made by the Baker Motor Vehicle Co. in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The body of this vehicle is locally made.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 99 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: yards, buildings, electric cars
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Electric Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: electric trucks
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink above photograph: 'Baker Electric Lorry converted from car at works / 5-12-17.'

Handwritten in grey pencil on white folder containing photograph: 'Geelong 1912 Photo Prints 52/12 (F082)'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1912

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