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The Plaque commemorates the site of the first 'public' power station in Darwin from 1912 -1934. The power station was owned and operated by Felix Holmes. 

Felix Holmes power station was on the site of the Darwin Plaza building in Smith Street Mall. Remnants of the engines were found in an underground tank when the Darwin Plaza building was constructed in the 1980s The remnants of the engines were recovered by Power and Water and are now stored at Berrimah Power Station.

Location

Address:41 Smith Street, Foyer, Darwin Plaza , Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.463426
Long: 130.841952
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1912
Approx. Event End Date:1934

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 31st May, 2011
Source: MA
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