Medal commemorating the Thomson Dam Project, 1968-1985
The Thomson-Yarra Tunnel was a major component of the scheme.
Fehrings, Swingler, Easton, and Bells are the names of the various weirs and shafts that were major components of the Thomson scheme.
Issued by: Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works
Awarded to: Raymond D. Marginson, Chairman of MMBW 1982-1986.
This medal was issued to all 7 Board members and possibly to to all senior staff or engineers.
Medal with dark blue ribbon and bar. Obverse of medal shows the longitudinal section of the Thomson-Yarra Tunnel above ,and aerial view of Dam below. Dark blue velvet drawstring bag.
Around: YARRA-FEHRINGS-EASTON-SWINGLER-BELLS-THOMSON DAM / 1968-1985
Around: MELBOURNE AND METROPOLITAN * BOARD OF WORKS * . Coat of arms in centre.
RAYMOND D. MARGINSON A. M. : CHAIRMAN MMBW 1982-86
Donation from Dr Raymond David Marginson AM, 8 Feb 2005
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Type of item
Round with bar