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Negative - Rochester, Victoria, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 001703

Description Of Content:
Two men with a portable water tank, consisting of a riveted sqaure iron shipping tank mounted on the recycled wheels and chassis of a former harvester - possibly a former McKay 'Sunshine' havester.

It is possible that the tank was intended as fire fighting appliance, although there is no sign of any hoses in the photo. It could equally well have been used for domestic or stock watering or other general farm use.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Anne Horwood, 1985
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: fire fighting equipment, water tanks
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Water Management
Tertiary Classification: water tanks
People Depicted: Hart, W.G.
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Rochester, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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