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Norwegians Work and Play at Snowy River

A group of 400 Norwegians in Guthega, NSW live and work on the upper most dam as part of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 61 | Year : 1952 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
VS snow covered mountains of Kosciuszko. Line of Norwegians walking into chalet at Guthega , men around table, women in kitchen. Men on trolley into tunnel, operating cranes and earth moving equipment. Line of skiers walking with skis on shoulder, waxing. Ski jumping on hand made slope. One falls, assisted by others. Various CU's faces including small boy throwing snowballs. (Noteworthy commentary on immigration).
Access No. 43322 | 2 mins 18 secs | 1950s | Kosciuszko, Guthega, Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |