Snowy Scheme Museum

Adaminaby
NSW

 

The Collection

 

THE COLLECTION SO FAR

Tantangara Dam
One of Peter Howes' many photographs of the construction of the Tantangara Dam

1. HEAVY EQUIPMENT

Items purchased at the Kennedy brothers' sale:

  • International TD24 Bulldozer
  • International BTD6 Bulldozer (Tiny dozer extracted as the last tunnel was flooded)
  • Manhaul Towable Bus (Currently being restored)
  • Harman Face Shovel
  • LP Le Tourneau 15 yard Scraper
  • A Dome Test Plug
  • Albion Tipper Truck
  • Snow Plough.

Items purchased or pledged since:

  • A large portable electric generator used on the Scheme
  • A quantity of giant tools used for the heavy Snowy machinery
  • Pneumatic hammers
  • An Airleg Jack-hammer tripod
  • Crawler Sample Drill

2. VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT

  • A Rover P5, the official car of the Assistant Commissioner in the Sixties - donated by Peter Berentson
  • Utah Holden Utility (fully restored)

3. PHOTOGRAPHIC AND MEMORABILIA COLLECTIONS

  • Early plan and photographic copiers used on the Scheme
  • Photographic collections

4. BUILDINGS, WORKSHOP

  • Scientific Testing Workshop from SMEC
  • Rock-Bolting development display
  • Snow Hut courtesy of Hugh Darby, Engineers Australia
  • Surveyors' tents and flys

5. ON THE AGENDA

  • 1949 Land-Rover
  • Antar Truck
  • Utah Toyota Land-cruiser

 
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