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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Farmers at Train Station, Sunshine, Victoria, 1907 Image Reg. No: MM 016093

Summary:
Black and white photograph of farmers catching a train after touring the Sunshine Harvester Works factory. The station was then known as Braybrook Junction.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 4. 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:
Line of men emerging from a factory and entering a waiting train.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: factories, factory visits, farmers, trains, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Tours of Sunshine Harvester Works
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: marketing & publicity
Original Caption: FARMERS VISIT TO SUNSHINE WORKS: 1907
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1907
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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