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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Engine Room, Richmond, Victoria, 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 009920

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.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: electric power stations, electrical equipment, engine houses, alternators, forced lubrication high-speed steam engines, triple-expansion steam engines, steam engines, steam pipes, arc lamps, safety barriers, signs, trusses, overhead travelling cranes
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: 'Engine Room, Melbourne. 1-12-12.'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 01 Dec 1912
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd Green Street Power Station, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 01 Dec 1912
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, Great Britain, circa 1900-1908
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: C.A. Parsons & Co, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England, Great Britain, circa 1908
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Willans & Robinson Ltd, Rugby, England, Great Britain, circa 1911
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Siemens Bros Dynamo Works Ltd, London, Woolwich & Stafford, England, Great Britain, circa 1911
References: Photograph appears in album HT 24137, on Page 13, right.

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