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Copy Negative - Flat-Packed 'Suntyne' Combine Drill Cultivators for Export loaded on a Ford Truck, Sunshine, Victoria, 1955 Image Reg. No: MM 016489

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 143. 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:
Photo shows flat-packed 'Suntyne' combine/drill cultivators for export to England (Manchester via Liverpool). The loaded Ford trucks are parked in Devonshire Road in front of main offices.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: drivers, factories, factory delivery, motor trucks, streetscapes, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Seeding & Fertilising
Tertiary Classification: combine seed drill & cultivators
Original Caption: PACKED DOWN 'SUNTYNES' FOR ENGLAND: NOV 1955
Inscriptions: Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS, SUNSHINE, W.20. NOV 1955". Stamp 2: "NOV 1955"
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1955
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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