Series 01: Photographs of trucks and vans, ca. 1920-1980 : AEC - Albion

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Series 01: Photographs of trucks and vans, ca. 1920-1980 : AEC - Albion

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PXA 978/1-100

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Series 01: Photographs of trucks and vans, ca. 1920-1980 : AEC - Albion


Series 01: Photographs of trucks and vans, ca. 1920-1980 : AEC - Albion

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Series 01: Photographs of trucks and vans, ca. 1920-1980 : AEC - Albion


ca. 1920-1980

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PXA 978/1-100

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Physical Description


100 photographic prints - 20.0 x 25.0 cm or smaller - chiefly gelatin silver

Other Descriptions

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Alphabetical by make of vehicle, then chronological within each vehicle name where possible

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Copyright restrictions may apply : Photographs in this collection created before 1955 are all out of copyright. Photographs created after 1955 are in copyright for the life of photographer plus 70 years.

Terms of use

Ask a Librarian online or in the reading room.


Subjects and topics

Fire Brigade Headquarters (Castlereagh Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Kingsford-Smith Airport (Sydney, N.S.W.) Nestle (591-599 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic.) Nestle (Abbotsford, N.S.W.) St George County Council (Montgomery Street, Kogarah, N.S.W.) State Conservatorium of Music (Sydney, N.S.W.) Sydney Showground (N.S.W.) University of Sydney (N.S.W.) AEC (trucks) Albion (trucks) Boeing 707 (jet aeroplanes) commercial vans electricity supply fire engines horse floats milk trucks oil tankers (road vehicles) panel vans semitrailers timber jinkers tip-trucks trucks utility trucks Adult Males boys Adelaide Electric Co. Anthony Hordern & Sons Arnotts Ltd Arthur Smith & Son Asbestos Products Ltd Backhouse, W. T. Banner, E. H. Banner, J. Blue Metal & Gravel Pty Ltd Bowthorne Milk (firm) A. Bradshaw Pty Ltd British Overseas Airways Corporation Broken Hill Proprietary Company Broughton, Glen Buesst & Bills Bros Pty Ltd Byrne's Exhibition Dairy Pty Ltd Caltex Oil (Australia) Capstan Tobacco (brand name) Claude R. Ogden & Co. Collins Bros & Co Ltd Colyer, Watson & Co. Commonwealth Oil Refineries Ltd. Concord Carrying Co. Croft Bank Farm & Dairy F. Dawborn Pty Ltd Fibrobestos (brand name) Foy & Gibson Pty Ltd G.H. Olding & Sons Garrett & Griffiths Pty. Ltd. Grace Bros. Grainself (brand name) Hamer, A. H. Hampden (Vic. : Shire). Council Hannam, H. Hardie Trading Pty Ltd Hart, W. H. Hornsby Road Metal Ltd Hotpoint (brand name) Hugh V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd Hurst & Green Ltd J.J. Field Ltd Leongatha Butter Factory Lyons, T. McPherson's Pty Ltd Manly (N.S.W. : Municipality). Council. Electricity Dept. Mosman (N.S.W. : Municipality). Council Myers & Dinte Ltd. Myers Bros Nash, H. Nestle and Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Co (A/sia) Ltd New South Wales Bottle Co. Ltd New South Wales. Dept. of Main Roads. New South Wales. Fire Brigade New South Wales Government Railways and Tramways New South Wales. Metropolitan Water, Sewerage and Drainage Board. Newcastle City Council (N.S.W.) Parkinson Electric Motors Ltd Parramatta (N.S.W.). Council Penfolds Wines Pty Ltd Phair Bros R. Clifford & Son Ltd. Robert Corbett & Co. Ltd Rosella Foods Ltd. Rosewood Borehole Colliery Rylstone (N.S.W. : Shire). Council Sam Wright (truck bodybuilder) Shell Australia South Coast Transport Ltd Spartan (brand name) Speare's Brick & Pipe Works Pty Ltd Surge & Hickey (firm) Swallow & Ariell (Ice cream) Pty Ltd Sydney (N.S.W.). Council. City Engineer's Dept. Tatura Butter Factory Ltd Taylor & Byrnes Ltd Tilley, F. J. Trailer Manufacturing Co. W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australia) Limited Wall, M. Zoeller, C.

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1. City of Newcastle tiptruck with body by G.H. Olding
2-3. Garrett & Griffiths (Caulfield, Vic.) horse float, [ca. 1938 model] / S.J. Hood
4. Surge & Hickey, haulage contractors, Oberon flat top [ca. 1938 model] with sacks of wheat at the silos / Douglass H. Baglin
5. [Unknown] city council Olding Equipment water flusher [ca. 1938...


Full title

Series 01: Photographs of trucks and vans, ca. 1920-1980 : AEC - Albion


General note

Digital order no:Album ID : 823993

Signature / Inscriptions

Most photographs stamped: "Peter Andersen Photo", "Peter Anderson Photo" or "From P.Andersen"

Description source

Contents list from the back of photographs, Pictures Catalogue and cataloguer

Following feedback from reader, title of images 65-66 have been changed from 65-66. Metropolitan Fire Brigade engine and crew, Castlereagh Street headquarters to 65-66. Metropolitan Fire Brigade engine and crew, William Street, Melbourne. AD 26/11/2020



Purchased from Peter Anderson, August 2001



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PXA 978/1-100

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