Photograph 7495961
Civil engineering, 'Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme'. Some 55% of the 840 men working for the first Australian company to win a major contract at the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric and Irrigation Scheme are migrants from Britain and Europe. In the Tooma Tumut tunnel, workers tighten retaining sockets which hold steel reinforcement rods in position prior to concrete lining on the tunnel

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A12111, 1/1960/16/65
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