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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, Nov 1931 Image Reg. No: MM 016798

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 2: "Harvesters & Engine Driven Harvesters, Headers, Binders 1919-1937", page 81. 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 H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection which includes images, film, objects, trade publications and oral histories.
Description Of Content:
Photo taken off the overhead pedestrian bridge at Devonshire Road, showing agricultural machinery loaded on railway wagons at the Sunshine siding for distribution. Head office can be seen in the background on 'Private Road' (which is now known as Harvester Road).
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, factories, factory delivery, motor cars, railway wagons, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: We hold Negatives.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1931
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'.
  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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