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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, Feb 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 016274

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 57. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.

This image forms part of the extensive McKay Sunshine collection which includes images, film, objects, trade publications and oral histories.
Description Of Content:
Tommy Smith works in the tool room on a 'Cincinnati' horizontal milling machine. Note: the duck board (wooden slats), an occupational health and safety initiative to elevate the feet above the concrete floor.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: equipment manufacturing, factories, manufacturing workers, milling machines, occupational health safety
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: 'NO. 11 TOOL SHOP: FEB. 1940'
People Depicted: Smith, Tommy
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1940
References: http://museumvictoria.com.au/sunshine. Viewed 7.5.09.
http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100286b.htm. Viewed 7.5.09.
Perry, Warren. 'The Science Museum of Victoria'.
Bibliography:
  1. [Chapter] Dale-Hallett, Liza, et al. 'The McKay Collection', in Rasmussen, Carolyn. A Museum for the People: A History of Museum Victoria. p.271-273., 2001
  2. [Article] 2003. "Resurrecting the Sunshine Harvester Works: Re-presenting and Reinterpreting the Experience of Industrial Work in Twentieth-Century Australia", Labour History., 2003
  3. [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza. 2004. "Collecting by Stealth: the HV McKay Collection", Museum Victoria Magazine., 2004

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