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Negative - International Harvester, Horsham Store & Farmall A Train, Victoria, 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 115018

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:
Farmall A tractors and plough on two International Harvester trucks in front of the Horsham IHC dealership premises on 15 Jan 1940. The photograph was taken during a IHC promotional tour for the new Farmall A tractor. The truck on the left is a D300 forward control and on the right is a D40 low-loader.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from International Trucks Pty Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 162 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural equipment, tractors, motor vehicles, motor trucks, sales promotion, 1 or 1 1, 1 1, 1 and 1 1, or 1 1--, order by 1000, or a a
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, International Harvester (IH) Collection, International Harvester Farmall A Tractor
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor trucks
Original Caption: 'Horsham store & Farmall Train'
Organisations Depicted: The Salvation Army Citadel; International Harvester Company of Australia Pty Ltd, Horsham Store
Model Name/Number: Farmall A; D300; D40
Format: Negative: Black & White; 8 in. x 6 in.
Place & Date Depicted: Horsham, Victoria, Australia, 15 Jan 1940
Creator: International Harvester Co of Australia Pty Ltd (IHC), Victoria, Australia, 15 Jan 1940

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