During WW2 there were volunteers all over Australia observing air activity every night. This photo was taken from the S.E.C.V. hut dedicated to this activity and was manned by men and women throughout the war. The State Electricity Commission of Victoria were based at Bogong when constructing the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme.
The State Electricity Commission of Victoria dedicated a hut at Bogong township during World War 2 for the purpose of volunteers manning the hut to observe air craft. This was during the construction of the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme. See also KVHS 0938 (certificate) and KVHS 1259 (Training Manual)
Black and white photo of the State Electricity Commission of Victoria's 'Volunteer Air Observer's Hut' at Bogong during World War 2.-
24th May 1943
Inscriptions & markings
On back of photo: "EW / K1156 / 24 May 1943 / Volunteer Air Observers Hut / During World War 2 / Bogong"