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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Scott Engine Works, Sunshine, Victoria, 1913 Image Reg. No: MM 016095

Summary:
Worker operating a horizontal boring machine (driven by overhead belt-drive) in the 'Scott' Engine Works, part of the H.V. McKay factory located in Anderson Road.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 5. 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:
Worker machining an engine-block and testing gauges can be seen on the table in the foreground.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: boring machines, engineering works, engines, equipment manufacturing, factories, manufacturing workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Factory Site of Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine Motor Works at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: factory interiors
Original Caption: 'SCOTT ENGINE WORKS: 1913'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1913
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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