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Negative - Hungerford Gate on The Dowling Track, Border of New South Wales & Queensland, 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 002334

Summary:
Photograph taken by Jack Howley during an overland road trip through western New South Wales and Queensland made during the depression. Jack was travelling with a mate, picking up itinerant work enroute such as repair work and odd jobs on pastoral stations. They were on the road for 12 months travelling from western Victoria up through Bourke to Longreach, before returning via Isisford.They carried a set of oxy-acetylene equipment with which almost any job could be tackled, from welding broken motor car sumps, to patching steam engnie boilers or making spurs for drovers.
Description Of Content:
Jack Howley's 1923 Dodge truck at the Hungerford Gate in the rabbit proof fence on the border of New South Wales and Queensland. Taken during an overland trip on The Dowling Track.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Jack Howly, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: fences, motor trucks, rabbits, state borders, rabbit control, fencing, gates, wire netting
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor trucks
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Hungerford, Queensland, Australia, 1935

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