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Glass Negative - Truss Span, Bethanga Bridge, Chas Ruwolt Pty Ltd, Engineering Products, Richmond, Victoria, 1929 Image Reg. No: MM 011903

Description Of Content:
View taken facing west toward Burnley Street.
Truss span for the Bethanga Bridge taken in the Richmond Yard facing west 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, factories, houses, structural steelwork
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Vickers Ruwolt Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Engineering Products
Tertiary Classification: structural steelwork
Original Caption: END VIEW OF TRUSS SPAN FOR BETHANGA BRIDGE. PUBLIC WORKS DEPT.N.S.W
Inscriptions: Circular stamp at bottom centre of negative: 'CHAS. RUWOLT PTY LTD / MELBOURNE ; PHOTO 426'
Entered in hand-written catalogue as: '426 | End View of Truss Span for Bethanga Bridge | Public Works Dept. N.S.W.'
Entered in hand-written subject subject index under 'BOILERMAKERS MISCELLANEOUS WORK' as: '426 | 8.1.29 | End 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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