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Negative - International Harvester, D40 Tray Truck, 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 115008

Summary:
Part of a large collection of glass plate and film negatives, transparencies, photo albums, product catalogues, videos, motion picture films, company journals, advertisements and newspaper cuttings relating to the operations of the International Harvester Company and its subsidiaries in Australia.

The International Harvester Company of America was formed in 1902 by the merger of five leading American agricultural machinery manufacturers. An Australian subsidiary was established in 1904 to manage Australian distribution and sales and over subsequent decades International Harvester became a major competitor to local manufacturers like H.V. McKay's Sunshine Harvester Works.

Later International Harvester established its own Australian manufacturing works, producing agricultural equipment (and later tractors) at Geelong from 1939, motor trucks at Dandenong from 1952 and earthmoving and construction equipment at Port Melbourne from 1958.
Description:
Black & white cellulose acetate photographic negative.
Description Of Content:
Two males loading hessian bags of lime onto the tray of an International D40 truck owned by Port Phillip R.S.& S. Stevedoring Co. Ltd at a Melbourne dock. A cargo ship can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from International Trucks Pty Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 162 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural equipment, ships, tractors, motor vehicles, motor trucks, dock workers
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, International Harvester (IH) Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor trucks
Original Caption: Two males loading hessian bags of lime onto tray of an International Harvester D40 truck.
Inscriptions: Written in black ink: 'P-110'
Organisations Depicted: Port Phillip Stevedoring Co. Ltd
Model Name/Number: D-40
Format: Negative: Black & White; 8 in. x 6 in.
Place Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 1940
Creator: International Harvester Co of Australia Pty Ltd (IHC), Victoria, Australia

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