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Negative - International Harvester, Arrival of 'Going To Town' Winners, Spencer Street Station, 1940 Reg. No: MM 115169
- 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.
- Black & white cellulose acetate photographic negative.
- Description Of Content:
- Winners of the IHC 'Going To Town' internal sales promotion competition, taken 28 August 1940 at Spencer Street railway station, Melbourne.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from International Trucks Pty Ltd
|Dimensions:||162 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||agricultural equipment, railway stations, tractors, motor vehicles, motor trucks, sales promotion|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, International Harvester (IH) Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Tertiary Classification:||public relations|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 8 in. x 6 in.|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 28 Aug 1940|
|Creator:||International Harvester Co of Australia Pty Ltd (IHC), Victoria, Australia|