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Photograph - Demolition of water tower at 51 Cassells Road, Research, 6 April 2017

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Digital files only (17 jpg and one two second MP4 files)
Object Registration
cassells road, demolition, research (vic.), water tower
Historical information
"The water storage tank (the ‘golf ball’ tower) was located in Cassells Road, and for many years it played an important role in supplying the Research and Eltham communities with drinking water. However, due to prior upgrades of water supply infrastructure in the area, these communities are receiving their water supply in a more reliable way. The storage tank was no longer operating and as it no longer served a purpose, the time had come for it to be removed. Decommissioning works occurred between November 2016 and January 2017, and the tower was removed in March 2017."
Source: Yarra Valley Water Eltham Water Project online
When Made
Made By
Steve Cochrane (Maker)
Last updated
7 Aug 2019 at 8:25PM