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Plaque commemorates the laying of the foundation stone for the Electric Supply Company of Victoria Ltd. in 1901.
The Electric Supply Company of Victoria was a British company with its headquarters in the English city of Liverpool. It was formed in 1903 as a subsidiary of the British Insulated Wire Company. The company operated power stations and electric tramways in the regional cities of Bendigo and Ballarat. The Electric Supply Company of Victoria was acquired by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria in 1934.
The ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the new power buildings in connection with the city of Bendigo and Borough of Eaglehawk electric lighting and tramways, was performed yesterday, on the site Hargreaves -street east, by the Mayor of Bendigo (Cr. S. Ryan), in the presence of a large and representative gathering of citizens, who attended at the invitation ofthe manager and engineer (Mr. B. Deakin) of the Electric Supply Company of Victoria Ltd.
Bendigo Advertiser (Vic), 27th June 1901.
|Address:||1 Tramways Avenue, Bendigo Tram Depot, Bendigo, 3550|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.754044|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26th-June-1901|
|Actual Event End Date:||26th- June-2001|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 26th June, 2001|
Central Deborah Bendigo City of Greater
This Plaque was unveiled
26th of June 2001
Cr Barry Ackerman
Mayor of the City of Greater Bendigo
Andrew Paul - Chief Executive Officer
To Commemorate the laying of
The Foundation Stone of the Electric Supply Company
of Victoria Ltd. on 26th June 1901
Dennis R O'Hoy Chairman of Central Deborah Bendigo
James Thompson - General Manager
Timothy Borchers - Tramways Manager (Superintendent)