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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Damaged Rotor From Hawthorn Tramway Trust in Workshop, Richmond, Victoria, Nov 1916 Image Reg. No: MM 009925

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:
Interior of power station showing results of machinery after a breakdown.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 153 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, electrical equipment, 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: 'Breakdown, Hawthorn Trust, 17th Nov. 1916 See Report H.O. 24th January, 1917.'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, circa Nov 1916

This photograph was probably taken in the Melbourne Electric Supply Co workshops at the Green Street Power Station, Richmond.
Owner of Item Depicted: Hawthorn Tramways Trust, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, by 1916
References: Photograph appears in album HT 24137, on Page 30.

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