Summary

Image taken during filming of the 17 minute short film documentary "The Power Makers", which was released in 1957 and directed by Lee Robinson. Its subject was brown coal mining and the Yallourn Power Station in Victoria. It won the 1959 Australian Film Institute award for documentary film making.

Part of a large photographic collection of glass plate and film negatives, photographic prints and photo albums, relating to the development of the electric power supply industry in Victoria, operated by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) from 1919 to 1993 and various predecessor private and municipal power supply enterprises dating back to the late 1880s.

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Filming 'Power Makers': film crew beneath the coal dredge.

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