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.

Description of Content

K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airline Douglas DC-2 parked on the grass at Laverton RAAF Base near Melbourne with the starboard engine running. People are pictured standing near the plane. Buildings shown in background. This DC-2 named 'Uiver' (Stork) competed in the 1934 MacRobertson Melbourne Centenary Air Race from England to Australia coming second in the speed section of the race and winning the handicap event.

Physical Description

Black & white silver gelatin photographic print.

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