Black and white photograph of the can-feed cradle of a lowerator in the breaking room on the 3rd floor of Building 2, Emulsion Department, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg circa 1963. After removal of the emulsion, the empty cans are placed onto this cradle, which automatically lowers them onto another cradle within the lowerator and conveys them down to the can washing room, where they are automatically taken off and delivered by roller conveyor to the wash trough.

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

An empty emulsion can in the can cradle of the lowerator, there is a safety barrier around it and a switch above.

Physical Description

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

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