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Negative - Threshing Team with Aveling & Porter Traction Engine, Bagging Grain & Building a Haystack, Miners Rest, Victoria, 1905-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 000075

Description Of Content:
Men bagging grain and building a haystack. A Clayton & Shuttleworth thresher driven by an Aveling & Porter compound twin cylinder traction engine is being used. Several of the men are standing on top of the haystacks. A few men are standing on a platform above a haystack, against which a ladder is resting. There are many bags of grain on the right side of the image.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from William Ross, 1985
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: advertising, agricultural equipment, agricultural produce, agricultural workers, farms, harvesting, steam traction engines, threshing equipment, workers, ladders
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: threshing machines
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Miners Rest, Victoria, Australia, 1905-1915

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