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RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1985
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 -

Files relating to water supply, buildings, railways and estray items relating to significant activities undertaken by staff involved on these projects. This is an artificial series created by the Public Records of WA.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PLAN REGISTER - SEWERAGE

  • AU WA S2546
  • Series
  • 1896-06-25 - 1905-05-12

Register maintained by the Public Works Department (Metropolitan Sewerage and Water Supply) for sewerage plans. The register records the plan number, the date of registration, the title of the work, the title of the contract/sub-division and a des...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

MONTHLY SUMMARY - SHIPPING

  • AU WA S574
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 -

Monthly summary of vessels arriving at intra-state ports.(The records in this Record Series include items that were previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 16/8; Accession 1316).

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CONTRACT BOOKS - ORD RIVER PROJECT

  • AU WA S3990
  • Series
  • 1960-04-01 - 1960-04-01

This series consist of two items which are the contract books for the Ord River Project's Diversion Dam at Bandicoot Bar.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS - PUBLIC WORKS

  • AU WA S3961
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 -

This series consists of discreet photographic records (albums) containing photographic images of public works under construction.(The albums in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 7/WAT/8, Accessi...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

RECORDS - NO. 8 PUMPING STATION, DEDARI

  • AU WA S3962
  • Series
  • 1901-11-01 -

This series comprises a collection of records which were is use at the No. 8 Pumping Station, Dedari (pumping stations are fundamental to the Mundaring/Kalgoorlie Water Pipeline).This pumping station was formerly steam driven and was built at the ...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PLANS (RAILWAYS) - STANDARD DRAWINGS

  • AU WA S3162
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 -

Register recording: 1) Public Works Department (PWD) plans relating to railways stations, crossings, land resumptions, etc. (plans are listed by area/region), and 2) WA Government Railway Standard Drawings relating to railway infrastructure.The St...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILES - WATER SUPPLY

  • AU WA S3035
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 -

The files in this series were created by the Water Supply branch of the Public Works Department. The origins of the Water Supply branch can be traced back to the development of the goldfields in the late 1880's and the need to provide a relia...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ENGINEERING FILES - ORD RIVER

  • AU WA S3095
  • Series
  • 1970-10-27 -

Public Works Department engineering files relating to the construction and operation of the Ord River Irrigation Scheme.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CONTRACT BOOKS - ARCHITECTURAL DIVISION

  • AU WA S2973
  • Series
  • 1894-05-21 - 1985-12-31

Summary record of building contracts undertaken by independent builders for the Public Works Department.Contracts include schools, hospitals and government offices. Each volume has an alphabetical index at the front to the contract by location an...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ELECTION RETURNS - MUNICIPALITIES

  • AU WA S3007
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 -

Annual returns from Municipalities within Western Australia listing the elected members. Completed returns were sent to the Under Secretary for Public Works (later the Under Secretary for Labour and Works, then the Department of Local Government) ...

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT [1]

CANNING STOCK ROUTE - EXPEDITION JOURNAL

  • AU WA S1968
  • Series
  • 1929-01-01 -

Photograph album containing photographs detailing an expedition along the Canning Stock Route by members of the Public Works Department. Handwritten notes beside each photograph and a printed transcript of the notes are also included.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - FILES

  • AU WA S1489
  • Series
  • 1918-04-08 -

A register of files created in the Public Works Department from 1918. Refer to AN 7 for listings of the files.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1435
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

Estrays - letterbooks containing letters of appointment, instructions re projects etc; letters from the PWD agent at Shark Bay re PWD matters at Shark Bay.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

LEDGERS - SHIPS WATERING

  • AU WA S1560
  • Series
  • 1894-07-01 -

Records the supply of water to ships in Fremantle Harbour. Gives date, name of ship, quantity of water supplied and cost.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - APPRENTICES

  • AU WA S1940
  • Series
  • 1954-01-01 - 1959-12-31

Register of apprentices employed by the Public Works Dept showing name, trade and commencement and completion dates of apprenticeship.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

REGISTERS - FIELD BOOKS AND LEVEL BOOKS

  • AU WA S218
  • Series
  • 1885-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Registers to field books and land books of surveys of the following: Railways, Metropolitan Sewerage & Drainage, Country Water Supply, Harbours and Rivers, Irrigation Schemes. The Fieldbooks to which these registers refer are listed in WAS 85. The...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ORD RIVER PROJECT - EXPERIMENTAL AREA - PHOTOGRAPHS

  • AU WA S3009
  • Series
  • 1942-07-14 - 1945-08-07

Public Works Department volume containing photographic prints documenting the Ord River Project and the growth of experimental crops in the area. The photographs are captioned with detailed descriptions.This volume relates to Public Works Departme...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

SPECIFICATION FORMS

  • AU WA S1090
  • Series
  • 1891-09-30 - 1892-10-13

Eighteen sets of specifications for various constructions. They give details on how various constructions are to be built (eg jetties and railways) and the types of materials to be used. These include some standard specificatians (eg road bridges,...

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

FILE - GAS PROPELLED VEHICLES

  • AU WA S1376
  • Series
  • 1941-01-01 - 1941-12-31

Estray - file re performances of gas producer propelled vehicles. The file may be material collected by Mr GL Henderson whose name appears on the cover sheet. The file no 861/41 appears on the uppermost document on the file.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

INDEX - PERSONAL FILES

  • AU WA S2545
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 - 1965-12-31

An index of personal files of officers who have left the Public Works Department. The index records the name of the officer, the relevant file number and often the date of resignation.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

CIRCULARS

  • AU WA S1768
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 - 1896-12-31

Copies of circulars issued by the Engineer-in-Chief's office of the Public Works Department. They mainly concern railways, bridges, water supply, Fremantle Harbour etc.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PRESS CLIPPINGS

  • AU WA S2761
  • Series
  • 1960-06-01 - 1972-07-31

Press clippings maintained by the Public Works Department.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

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