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Negative - International Harvester, Adelaide Branch Office, Motor Truck Service Garage, 1947 Reg. No: MM 115657
- 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:
- Interior of the motor truck service garage at the International Harvester Co. of Australia branch office in Adelaide, South Australia. K series motor trucks can be seen on the right. Chevrolet light truck on the left.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from International Trucks Pty Ltd
|Dimensions:||162 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||agricultural equipment, tractors, motor vehicles, motor trucks, garages|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, International Harvester (IH) Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Motor Vehicles|
|Tertiary Classification:||motor trucks|
|Model Name/Number:||K; D|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 8 in. x 6 in.|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 6 May 1947|
|Creator:||International Harvester Co of Australia Pty Ltd (IHC), Victoria, Australia|