Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 10. 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 H.V. McKay office staff loading a cultivator (probably a 'Sunflower') into a railway wagon, during a strike in 1911. Water tanks are shown on the left and components of the disc cultivators are shown in the right foreground.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
REFERS TO FRAME NOS. 09876 & 09877.
Type of item
[Link 1] Viewed 7.5.09. [Link 2] Viewed 7.5.09. Perry, Warren. 'The Science Museum of Victoria'.
[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
[Article] 2003. "Resurrecting the Sunshine Harvester Works: Re-presenting and Reinterpreting the Experience of Industrial Work in Twentieth-Century Australia", Labour History., 2003
[Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza. 2004. "Collecting by Stealth: the HV McKay Collection", Museum Victoria Magazine., 2004