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Photograph - Staff Unloading Coal at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, 1911 Reg. No: MM 016145
- Black and white photograph of Sunshine Harvester Works office staff unloading coal from rail wagons during the 1911 strike.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 22. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.
This image is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia.
- Description Of Content:
- Eleven men standing in railway wagons with a pile of coal on the right-hand side.
|Tagged with:||agriculture, coal, rail transport, railway wagons, railways, strikes, trade unions, workers, industrial disputes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1911|
|Creator:||H.V. McKay, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1911|
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'.
This item is part of the following themes:
- Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria
- H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
- Sustainable Futures Collection
- Transport Collection
- Working Life & Trades Collection
- Sunshine Stripper Harvester
- H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria
- The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia