Black and white photograph of Charles Hales opening the new Russell Street boom gate. Charles had 33 years of service. Charles was known as D23 1/2 after the Russell Street Police Headquarters in Melbourne, D24 building. Part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, agricultural implement manufacturer, importer and distributor, of Sunshine, Victoria, and its predecessors dating back to Hugh V. McKay, who developed an innovative combine harvesters design during the 1880s and founded the Sunshine Harvester Works, at Ballarat, in 1894.

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Man wearing suit and glasses operating a boom gate as a vehicle is waiting to pass through. A saw-tooth factory building is in the background.

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Black and white photograph

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