MMBW Map of Proposed Order of Works in Sewerage Scheme
PROV, VPRS 8609/P20 Historical Records Collection, Unit 332, page 2
Public Record Office Victoria
Melbourne's sewerage system was innovative for its time. This record contains MMBW Type Drawings for the Sewerage of the Metropolis, collated for the Greater Britain Exhibition, 1899 and the Universal International Exhibition, Paris 1900. All of the drawings are signed by William Thwaites. Thwaites was appointed engineer-in-chief of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works in 1891.
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