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153437
  • Title
    Hood Collection part II : [Factories, factory & manual workers, factory construction and heavy industry]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXE 789 (v.16)
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    ca.1920-ca.1950
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    153437
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : 48 images only selected for digitisation
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 103 photoprints - 15 x 20 cm. or smaller
  • Scope and Content
    1. [Building labourer on a stone being hoisted up to building]
    2. [Cook and large mixing machines on a ship]
    3-4. [Cutter and seamstresses in a clothing factory]
    5. Re-roofing of a shop, Botany Road and Rawson Street, Mascot, ca. 1935
    6. [Men on drilling rig in the water]
    7-9. [C.S.I.R. Canning Research laboratory investigates rabbit lactose ?]
    10-11. [Demonstration of the "Plus" Rapid adding machine] / no. 10 by Logan (Birmingham) Ltd.
    12-13. [Unidentified engineering works with large engine on an A.Pittman of Rozelle low-loader]
    14. [Semi-trailer at same works as nos. 12-13]
    15. [Working on the keel of a ferry (?) at a shipbuilders]
    16. [Circus worker prepares to hoist the "big top"]
    17. [Road maintenance on the tramway outside Leo Byron's smallgoods, Waverley]
    18. [Workers manufacture steel frames in an engineering works]
    19. [Mobile crane hoisting speedboat through the front door of a department store]
    20. [Flying fox at Woronora Dam being filled with concrete from hopper hoisted by crane]
    21-23. [Mobile workshop and crane with foldout weather flaps and a lighting system]
    24. [Young men (bridgebuilders ?) in suits on the unpaved deck of the Harbour Bridge]
    25. [Assembling electric wool shears]
    26. [Blacksmith or metal worker with hammer and anvil]
    27. [Using an electric hoist derrick to move crate of drinks in a hotel bar]
    28-29. [Hat factories]
    30-31. [Building a large cabin cruiser]
    32. [Making steel-framed seats for buses or trains]
    33. [Executives inspect women working in electronics factory]
    34. [Workshop]
    35. [Operating Union machine]
    36. [Workshop]
    37-38. [Chemist in chemical laboratory]
    39. [Chemist in laboratory with crocodile skins]
    40. [Executives or politicians watch factory workers with radio tubes, AWA]
    41. [Storemen and parts store]
    42. [Building demolishers with scrap metal fireplaces, etc.]
    43. [Sheltered workshop with looms, basket-making, leatherwork]
    44. [Metalworkers with molten metal in a smithy]
    45. [Columbia Graphophone Co. warehouse]
    46. [Carpentry workshop]
    47. [Bridge crane carrying forging at Malleable Castings]
    48. [Diesel engine in A-frame metal room]
    49. [Electrical installation]
    50. [Steel rods]
    51-53. [Crane lifting steel equipment from deck of ship]
    54. [Air ducts]
    55. [Gas heater]
    56. [Factory with metalwork machinery]
    57. [Distillery or brewery]
    58. Raffan's Mill, 1890
    59. [Sacks of hay in a produce store]
    60. [Metals workshop]
    61. [Bridge crane block-and-tackle]
    62. [Industrial saw ?]
    63-64. [Workshop with new vented machinery]
    65. [Workshop with lathes]
    66. [Drainpipes]
    67. [Workshop making wooden frames for railway carriages]
    68. [Bridge crane block-and-tackle]
    69. [Distillery]
    70. [Sawing concrete blocks at a factory]
    71. [Factory with railway siding]
    72. [Wharf labourers and unidentified sheets]
    73. [Building the steel frame of a factory or warehouse]
    74. Centennial Skating Rink
    75-76. [Steel frame clerestory roof], Cyclone Fence & Gate Co. (no. 75: frame no. 8840, Home & away videodisc)
    77. [Replacing the roof on a factory]
    78. [Timber mill with rail siding]
    79. [Sagging corrugated iron factory roof]
    80-82. [Building the Sydney Harbour Bridge]
    83-84. [Construction site, Sydney CBD, surrounded by Georgian terrace building]
    85. [Union Line Building under construction]
    86. [Craft Constructions builds a prestige block of flats]
    87-88. [Woronora Dam under construction]
    89. Burrinjuck Dam [i.e. Nepean Dam]
    90. [Redevelopment site with terrace house demolition, Sydney Harbour Bridge background]
    91. [Harbour with heavy industry]
    92. [Sydney Showground]
    93. [Building site next to Liddy's Shoe Store at 596 George Street]
    94. [Roof off factory]
    95. [Boys in swimsuits on a railway bridge]
    96-97. [Coal mine and rail sidings]
    98. [Factory]
    99. [Primary school]
    100. Pearson Glass Works
    101. [Produce store and siding (see also no. 59)]
    102-103. [Architectural model of General Military Hospital, Concord]
  • Description source

    Photo 5 identified as Re-roofing of a shop, Botany Road and Rawson Street, Mascot, ca. 1935 by reader, 6/10/2022.
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 823846
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Chiefly untitled, a few with captions
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