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Negative - International Harvester, 3.5 Horsepower LB Engine & Water Pump, Len Shoppee's Property, Wangaratta, 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 115076

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:
Taken 12 April 1940 at the property of Mr Len Shoppee, Wangaratta, Victoria. McCormick-Deering LB engine powering a water pump.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from International Trucks Pty Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 162 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: internal combustion engines, agricultural equipment, tractors, motor vehicles, motor trucks, pumps, pumping machinery, water tanks, water pumping equipment
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, International Harvester (IH) Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: portable oil engines
Model Name/Number: 3-5 hp
Format: Negative: Black & White; 8 in. x 6 in.
Place Depicted: Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
Creator: International Harvester Co of Australia Pty Ltd (IHC), Victoria, Australia, 12 April 1940

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