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Book - On the Kiewa - Working & Raising a Family 1953 - 1963 by Gordon J. R. Smith

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Victoria

Plastic threaded spine holding 282 pages with black and white photos. Front Cover includes 2 small black and white photos either side of the title at the top and below the title a larger colored photo of Rocky Valley Dam. Author's name is underneath.
Object Registration
KVHS 1547
kiewa hydro electric scheme, state electricity commission of victoria., gordon smith
Historical information
Personal account of Gordon Smith's life when living in Mt Beauty and Bogong townships while working for the SECV on the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme.
When Made
9th September 2005
Gordon gives an account of both working and living during the 1950s and early 1960s in a remote part of Victoria - the Kiewa Valley and in 2 small construction towns. He gives a lot of detail eg. the weather, his work, the people, the activities, his family and leisure time.
Inscriptions & Markings
"Dick Puttyfoot" on cover page.
Last updated
8 Aug 2018 at 4:59PM