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Altona Forges New Link in National Progress

Altona Petroleum Refinery in Victoria.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 98 | Year : 1957 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Altona petroleum refinery. Good traffic scenes, building new refinery, American engineers. Australian workers laying lining kiln with bricks, man in hard hat looking at plans, checking delivery of stores. Aerial maritime terminal Williamstown, construction of crude oil tank, enlarging berthing facilities, dredging, cooling towers. Australian technicians in classroom learning new techniques. Super tanker √íStanvac Australia√ď at terminal. Storage tanks, internal laboratory. Prime Minister Robert Menzies & wife Dame Pattie arrive to open Altona, audience. Aerial completed refinery
Access No. 43408 | 7 mins 17 secs | 1950s | Williamstown, Altona, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |