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Negative - Operating a Planing Machine, Trewhella Bros, Trentham, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 7232

Description Of Content:
A man working a planing machine in the machine shop at Trewhella Bros foundry.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs H Kirby, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: factories, foundries, foundry workers, industrial equipment
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Foundries & Engineering Works
Tertiary Classification: manufacturing processes
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Trentham, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

Note: Original date of circa 1910 given to this photograph appears to be too late given the style of the worker's clothing and cap. Trewhella Bros established their engineering works and foundry at Trentham in 1887.
Organisation Depicted: Trewhella Bros Foundry & Engineering Works, circa 1900

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Bruce Tills Posted on 16 Apr 2012 5:05 PM
Should be "planing" machine - it's a precision metal working machine, very heavy duty.

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