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Peering out into a scorching gritty wind, the pump operator on a Monaro District tanker winces as he strains to keep sight of his nozzle man, [30 January 2003] [picture] / Jeff Cutting
Bib ID 3523487
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
 
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Description 2003 
1 photograph : col. ; image 19 x 27.2 cm., on sheet 21 x 29.8 cm. 
Series

Cutting, Jeff, 1945- Blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Summary

"Clearview Range Road, Michelago at 1820 hrs, 30:01:2003. With the temperature near to 40 degrees, and dressed up from head-to-toe in flameproof gear, fire fighters were working in a sauna and facing into a blast furnace. I retired out of this to my sun-heated car for relief"--Note from the photographer.

Notes

Title from caption list supplied by the photographer, see file NLA04/564.

Inscriptions: Signed by the photographer in pencil on reverse; "26-31"--in pencil on reverse.

Part of the collection: A blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-149600717

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2005. 
Subjects Fire extinction -- New South Wales -- Michelago Region -- Photographs.  |  Fire extinction -- Water supply -- Photographs.  |  Volunteer fire fighters -- New South Wales -- Michelago Region -- Photographs.  |  Volunteer fire fighters -- New South Wales -- Monaro -- Photographs.  |  Fire engines -- New South Wales -- Monaro -- Photographs.  |  Fire engines -- New South Wales -- Michelago Region -- Photographs.  |  Forest fires -- New South Wales -- Michelago Region -- Photographs.  |  Wildfires -- New South Wales -- Michelago Region -- Photographs.  |  Natural disasters -- New South Wales -- Michelago Region -- Photographs.
Occupation Fire fighters.
Other authors/contributors Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
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