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Glass Negative - Truss Span, Bethanga Bridge, Chas Ruwolt Pty Ltd, Richmond, Victoria, 1929 Image Reg. No: MM 011896

Description Of Content:
Truss span for the Bethanga Bridge taken in the Richmond Yard facing south east toward Burnley Street with men. The bridge spans an arm of the Hume Weir and comprised 9 spans with a total length of 2421 feet and using 1575 tons of steel, Jan 1929.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Vickers Ruwolt Pty Ltd, 1986
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bridges, cranes, structural steelwork
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Vickers Ruwolt Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Engineering Products
Tertiary Classification: structural steelwork
Original Caption: PART END AND SIDE VIEW OF SPAN FOR BETHANGA BRIDGE, PUBLIC WORKS DEPT.N.S.W
Inscriptions: Circular stamp at bottom centre of negative: 'CHAS. RUWOLT PTY LTD / MELBOURNE ; PHOTO 418'
Entered in hand-written catalogue as: '418 | Part end & side view of span for Bethanga Bridge | Public Works Dept. N.S.W.'
Entered in hand-written subject subject index under 'BOILERMAKERS MISCELLANEOUS WORK' as: '418 | 25.1.29 | Side view of 265'-0 Truss Span for Bethanga Bridge. | Public Works N.S.W. | 2601'
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White; Whole Plate
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1929
Bibliography:
  1. [Other] Milner, Peter. 1991. Charles Ruwolt Pty Ltd - A report to Andrew C. Ward and Associates., pp.3-15 Pages

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