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Negative - Hornsby Oil Engine & Chaff Cutter, 'Amphitheatre' Station, Victoria, 1908 Image Reg. No: MM 000012

Description Of Content:
A chaff cutting machine at 'Amphitheatre' station. It was powered by a Hornsby oil engine. To the right of the image is a building which is surrounded by a fence, it is made of Victorian timber and has a slate roof. In front of the building three men sit on a cart which is loaded with sacks, and has two horses attached. The men in the image are wearing hats, vests, boots and some are wearing suspenders. Trees are seen behind the chaff cutting machine.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from D Fletcher, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: agricultural equipment, agricultural workers, chaffcutters, horsedrawn vehicles, oil engines, workers, hats, horses, boots, fences, trees, roofs, wheels, fashions
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Processing
Tertiary Classification: chaff cutting
People Depicted: Wanliss, Newton
Organisations Depicted: Amphitheatre Station; Hornsby Oil Engine
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Amphitheatre, Victoria, Australia, 1908
Creator: C Browne, 1908

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