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Negative - State Electricity Commission, Mount Beauty, Victoria, Mar 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 010018

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.
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Kiewa bathing pool (?), Mt Beauty, March 1958.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: social activities, sport, swimming, swimming pools
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Leisure Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Mount Beauty, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1959

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Belinda Pearce Posted on 06 Feb 2013 3:42 PM
This photo is of the area known as the "rock pools" at Rockpool Rd Mt Beauty (east branch of Kiewa River). There is a diving board in the background. This was a very popular spot where many locals learnt to swim before there was a swimming pool in Mt Beauty. The Upper Kiewa Landcare Group is currently undertaking work in the area as much of it has become overgrown by weeds,and in particular blackberries. It is great to have photos like this to see what the site looked like.
Cheers
Belinda
Local Landcare Facilitator

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