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Photograph - H.V McKay, Clerks Loading Trucks During a Strike, Sunshine, Victoria, 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 93133

Black and white photograph of clerks loading trucks at Sunshine Harvester Works during a strike.

Part of the H.V. McKay Old Archive. Documents include personal correspondence, agreements, contracts, prospectus, harvester works, harvester stripper - articles and claim of invention, staff, social activity, farmers visits, company publications, photographs.
Black and white photograph. Handwritten text on reverse in grey pencil.
Description Of Content:
Men stand in an open rail transport carriage with waist-height wooden sides. They are loading heavy agricultural equipment into the carriage, the crane hook and chains still attached to the top the machinery they are lowering. Equipment and other machinery are on the ground close by and factory buildings are visible in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Councillor Don McKay, 1960
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 260 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural equipment, factories, rail transport, railways
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Working Life
Tertiary Classification: workers
Original Caption: Clerks loading Trucks at Sunshine Harvester Works During a Strike Year
People Depicted: HARRIS, J.; Reed, S.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1911

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