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Negative - Hunter, Victoria, 1928 Image Reg. No: MM 003686

Description Of Content:
Men unloading bags of wheat from horse-drawn vehicles onto a storage platform at Hunter Railway Station. The station sign and a goods truck can be seen behind the wheatstack. Handling wheat in this way was replaced by bulk handling when the Hunter wheat silo was erected in the 1940s.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs A Neale, 1987
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural produce, cereal crops, horsedrawn vehicles, horses, railway stations, railway wagons, sacks, workers
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Operations - Freight Handling
Organisations Depicted: Hunter Railway Station
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Hunter, Victoria, Australia, 1928
Creator: Mrs Neale, 1928

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