Saturday, June 11, 2016

Truck photos from the State Library of Victoria

Here are some more truck photographs from the State Library of Victoria Collection www.slv.vic.gov.au. You can see more of their photographs here and here and  the photographs from the Harold Paynting collection, held at the SLV, here.


Vehicles at Queen's Bridge Motors. the sign on the truck is REO Speed Delivery.
Harold Paynting Collection State Library of Victoria Image H2011.52/6


Vehicles at Queen's Bridge Motors
Harold Paynting Collection State Library of Victoria Image H2011.52/7


Fire fighting trucks for use on R.A.A.F. aerodromes, at Wormald Bros. Pty Ltd, where they were manufactured. 
Argus Newspaper collection State Library of Victoria Image H99.206/2189

 

Trucks travelling overland to Alice Springs, c. 1941
Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria Image Image H99.201/2837


Surplus Army motor vehicles handed over for sale to public, c. 1945. The trucks are Fords.
Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria Image H2000.200/351


First release of Army trucks, c.1946. The trucks are Fords.
Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria  Image H2000.200/345


Three trucks from Henderson's Federal Spring Works,1940s
Sutcliffe Pty Ltd. Commercial Photographers 
State Library of Victoria Image H2016.25


F.R.S Ideal Spring Co. Ltd Delivery truck
State Library of Victoria Image H2013.67/199

 

A.G Russell Carriers Truck and Trailer. A.G. Russell was located at Wirth's Park, South Melbourne, now the location of the National Gallery of Victoria.
Harold Paynting collection State Library of Victoria Image H2011.52/301


A.G. Russell Carriers, the truck is an International.
Harold Paynting collection, State Library of Victoria  Image H2011.52/307


Queen Elizabeth's visit and coronation celebrations, Yallourn, 1954. The truck is a Bedford.
State Library of Victoria  Image H2009.92/12

Truck carrying scrap metal, D.J Bingham and Son, Footscray, 1954. The truck is a Commer. Taken at the Railway Reclamation yards at Spotswood.
Photographer: Mark Strizic  
State Library of Victoria Image H2008.11/773  


Heart Metal Co., truck loaded with scrap. Taken at the Railway Reclamation Yards at Spotswood.
Photographer: Mark Strizic  
State Library of Victoria Image H2008.11/779 


Model Dairy, Kew, 1960. Photographer: Wolfgang Sievers. The front truck is a Commer and the back truck is a Bedford
State Library of Victoria Image H2003.100/299


Model Dairy, Kew, 1960. Photographer:  Wolfgang Sievers. These are Commer Karriers.
State Library of Victoria Image H2003.100/300


Truck unloading animals at the saleyards in Handley Street, Wangaratta, The truck is a Mercedes Benz, a 1418? 
Le Dawn Studios, 1970. 
State Library of Victoria Image H2005.100/2717

These are some truck photographs from the State Library of Victoria Collection www.slv.vic.gov.au. You can see more of their photographs here and here and  the photographs from the Harold Paynting collection, held at the SLV, here.

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  1. Very interesting and informative post, special thanks for the links, I hope that your article will be helpful.
    Thank you.

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