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Big Eildon - A Miracle of Modern Construction

The construction of the Eildon Dam, Victoria's huge hydro-electric development.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 95 | Year : 1956 | Total Duration : 11 Minutes |
Big Eildon, Victoria's huge hydro electric development. Men looking at plans in office, CU plan. Explosion on hillside, enormous earth movers and trucks in action and refuelling, CU workers. Change of shift. Building tunnels & dam, welding. Workers houses, children at school, CUs in classroom of various European nationalities. Aerials and VS construction, giant cranes, pipes, power generators. Milking, butter from churn, meat carcasses, orchards, processing fruit, women working in woollen mills.
Access No. 43402 | 10 mins 10 secs | 1950s | Eildon Dam, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |