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Negative - State Electricity Commission, Wandin, Victoria, circa 1920s-1960s Image Reg. No: MM 009239

Summary:
Image of workers hand-packing apples from the 'rotary bin' into waxed cardboard boxes at the apple orchard owned by the Burgi Family in Wandin, Victoria, late 1960s- early 1970s. The cartons have the Burgi brand name "Blue Vee Fruit" on them, one of the first domestic market brands to be trademarked. The cartons also depict the controlled atmosphere information which is a way of storing fruit in addition to cool storage.
Description Of Content:
Apple orchard: packing apples into waxed cardboard boxes.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, agricultural produce, agricultural workers, agriculture, fruits, lighting, orchards
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place Depicted: Wandin, Victoria, Australia

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