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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, No.1 Belliss & Morcom Engine in Course of Erection, Richmond, Victoria, 4 May 1910 Reg. No: MM 009917
- 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:
- Partially erected No.1 Belliss & Morcom high-speed vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine and direct-coupled Brush alternator during installation in the engine room of the Melbourne Electric Supply Company's Power Station in Green Street, Richmond, Victoria.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
|Tagged with:||electric power stations, electrical equipment, engine houses, alternators, forced lubrication high-speed steam engines, triple-expansion steam engines, steam engines, steam pipes|
|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: 'No.1 Bellis Engine in Course of Erection Melbourne 4-5-10.'|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 04 May 1910|
|Organisation Depicted:||Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 04 May 1910|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, Great Britain, circa 1900|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||Belliss & Morcom Ltd, Birmingham, England, Great Britain, circa 1910|
|References:||Photograph appears in album HT 24137, on Page 3, top left.|
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