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Negative - William Ross's Farmyard with Hayshed, Brick Water Tank, Chaffcutter & Thresher, Miners Rest, Victoria, 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 000072

Description Of Content:
Hayshed and 17,000 gallon brick water tank constructed by William Ross. Chaffcutter in foreground and threshing machine in the shed. There is a water tank next to the shed, and a small haystack inside. There is a carriage to the front right of the image, and a small cart in front of the haystack. There are planks of wood next to the chaffcutter, and there are several trees surrounding the area.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from William Ross, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, carriages, chaffcutters, farms, outbuildings, threshing equipment, water tanks, trees
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Farm Yards
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Organisations Depicted: Ross Farm
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Miners Rest, Victoria, Australia, 1895

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CATHY KENNEDY Posted on 28 Sep 2010 8:00 PM
I GREW UP PLAYING ON THESE OLD MACHINES.MY FATHER PURCHASED THIS PROPERTY OFF JOHN ROSS IN THE 60'S.THE STEAM ENGINES WERE SOLD OFF...THE HAYSHED AND WATER TANK STILL STAND AT THE END OF ROSSES RD..THE HOUSE IS STILL THERE AS WELL.

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