Summary

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 23: "Hallf Tone Blocks Sunshine Personnel & Factory: 1947-56", page 139. 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

A Model L4 'Perkins' diesel engine used on both the Massey-Harris (U.K.) Model 745 diesel tractor and the Model 780 header.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Engineering, Images & Image Making, Sustainable Futures

  • Format

    Photograph, Black & White

  • Classification

    Agriculture & rural life

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Image

  • References

    [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

  • Keywords

    Engines