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Medal - Yarra Fehrings Easton Swingler Bells Thomson Dam, Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works, Victoria, Australia, 1985 Reg. No: NU 42300
- Medal commemorating the Thomson Dam Project, 1968-1985
The Thomson-Yarra Tunnel was a major component of the scheme.
Fehrings, Swingler, Easton, and Bells are the names of the various weirs and shafts that were major components of the Thomson scheme.
Issued by: Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works
Awarded to: Raymond D. Marginson, Chairman of MMBW 1982-1986.
This medal was issued to all 7 Board members and possibly to to all senior staff or engineers.
- Medal with dark blue ribbon and bar. Obverse of medal shows the longitudinal section of the Thomson-Yarra Tunnel above ,and aerial view of Dam below. Dark blue velvet drawstring bag.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr Raymond Marginson, 2005
|Tagged with:||dams, water supply|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Raymond David Marginson, Chairman, Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (1923-?), Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne, Victoria|
|Obverse Description:||Around: YARRA-FEHRINGS-EASTON-SWINGLER-BELLS-THOMSON DAM / 1968-1985|
|Reverse Description:||Around: MELBOURNE AND METROPOLITAN * BOARD OF WORKS * . Coat of arms in centre.|
|Edge Description:||RAYMOND D. MARGINSON A. M. : CHAIRMAN MMBW 1982-86|
|Shape:||round with bar|
|Issued By:||Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Thomson Dam, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 1968-1984|
|Awarded To:||Dr Raymond Marginson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985|
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