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HNL 1090 : Building of Hume Reservoir

Construction of Hume Reservoir (Lake Hume) on Murray River near Albury, opened Nov 1936 for irrigation in NSW, Vic and SA. Worker's accommodation , aerials of countryside surrounding site and river to be dammed. Men working with steam and horse powered transport, cranes, bulldozers, pulley and loaders. Dam wall framework.
Access No. 42267 | 6 mins 51 secs | 1930s | Murray River near Albury | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |