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Digital Photograph - View from Formalin Plant, Monsanto Chemicals Australia, Footscray West, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110510

Description Of Content:
View from above of a rectangular cooling tower, boiler house and Phenol plant.

This photograph shows a view from the Formalin plant, to the cooling tower, boiler house and Phenol plant, at Monsanto Chemicals, West Footscray, in 1954. The photographer, David Meale 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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