Black and white photograph of the can wash room on the 2nd floor of Building 2, Emulsion Department, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg circa 1963. After delivery to the wash trough, the empty cans are washed in a flow of warm water followed by a spray rinse of the inside of the can. There are two troughs that the cans are washed in, the first is along the back wall and the second is along the right side wall. To the extreme left is the lowerator, this is where the cans are despatched from.

Part of a photographic album produced by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Coburg, containing approximately 70 black and white 8 x 10 inch photographic prints of the Emulsion Department; plans of the plant; colour photographs of the Emulsion Department management staff and Development and Production Supervision staff.

The album belonged to Ian 'Charlie' Yelland, who worked for Kodak Australasia Emulsion Department for 46 years, retiring in 1978.

Description of Content

Roller conveyor with emulsion cans running along it.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, with white border and two holes punched along the top edge.

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