The Miners of Melbourne

Australia, 1971

Film
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Deals with the construction of various types of tunnel for Melbourne’s sewerage and water supply systems. Includes the operation of the mechanical boring machine, the “mole”, used on construction of the South-Eastern Trunk Sewer and on the Thomson scheme.

Credits

production company

Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works

Cine Service

Duration

00:27:09:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31881

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dams - Design and Construction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Miners - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water-supply - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Inland water transportation

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sewage disposal - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sewage disposal plants - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Tunnels - Design and construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-supply - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

History → Melbourne (Vic.) - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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