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.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS, SUNSHINE, W.20. NOV 1955". Stamp 2: "NOV 1955"
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