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Digital Photograph - View of Phenol Plant, Monsanto Chemicals Australia, Footscray West, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110509

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View of chemical plant and shed. There is the line of a train track in front.

This photograph shows a view of the Phenol plant of Monsanto Chemicals, Somerville Road, West Footscray, 1954. Phenol was an industrial chemical used at that plant to make aspirin and bakelite. This was where the photographer, David Meale worked. David was a trainee chemist. He would work at Monsanto during the day and go to Melbourne Technical College to study at night.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
Contributed by Mr David Meale
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Chemicals - Industrial
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Organisations Depicted: Monsanto Chemicals Australia Ltd.
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: West Footscray, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1954

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mr David Meale

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