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Loudspeaker - Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, pre 1987 Reg. No: SH 900085
- Public address speaker. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.
One of a number used throughout Newmarket Saleyards by Melbourne City Council to call people to the nearest phone. Phones were located around the yards. Some Newmarket workers also recall a "runner" who would run out and pass messages on to workers.
- Conal-shaped loudspeaker, dull blue colour. "C" shaped attachment for suspension at rear.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
|Dimensions:||52.00 cm (Height), 0.46 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||livestock, rural industry, rural victoria, livestock sale yards, making history - newmarket saleyards|
|Themes this item is part of:||Municipality of Melbourne, Victoria, Information & Communication Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Growing Up in Newmarket, Post Office at the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Livestock Markets|
|Place Used:||Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987|
|Organisation Named:||Melbourne City Council (MCC), Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987|