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Negative - 'Artesian Boreing Platform, Portland', Isisford District, Queensland, circa 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 000922

Description Of Content:
Artesian bore on 'Portland Downs' station. The steam engine has an extremely tall funnel.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Janet Troup, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural workers, artesian bores, drilling rigs, farms, mining, mining equipment, portable steam boilers, steam engines
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Water Management
Tertiary Classification: artesian bore drilling equipment
Inscriptions: Printed in white, across bottom of photograph: "ARTESIAN BORING PLATFORM / PORTLAND"
Organisations Depicted: Portland Downs Station
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Isisford District, Queensland, Australia, circa 1915
Creator: circa 1915

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