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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay, Freshly Painted Sunshine Model O Tractor in Factory Workshop, Sunshine, Victoria, 1919 Reg. No: MM 018939
- Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 5: 'Tractors, Engines, Sprayers and Chaffcutters: 1918-1956', page 2. 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:
- '1919'. A freshly painted early Model O steel-wheeled tractor photographed in the Sunshine factory. Note the crank handle for starting the engine and the flat-belt drive-pulley for powering various stationary farm implements such as chaffcutters, saws, threshers, elevators, etc. Note the linework on wheel guards and engine cover.
|Tagged with:||agricultural equipment, factories, machines, tractors, workers|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Original caption in album: '1919'|
|Model Name/Number:||Model O|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1919|
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'.