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Canneries Help to Preserve Nature's Bounty

A look at how Australian fruit, vegetables and meat are grown, picked and canned in factories.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 20 | Year : 1949 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Group of people picking beans in field. Women in factory, machines with beans. Men picking peaches in orchard. Truck outside factory. Men passing crates toward machines. women sorting and packing fruit into cans, Cans passed through cooking and sealing machinery. Carcasses of meat moving on hooks. Cans sealed. Man in cauliflower field near Bathurst, irrigation. Tractor pulling pesticide dusting machine over field. Men cutting asparagus from earth mounds, placing sticks into horse drawn cart. Asparagus loaded onto conveyor belt, cut by circular saw, women packing cans. Men skinning melons with lathe, dicing machine, vats cooking jam. Men picking pineapples by hand. Pineapples on conveyor belts, cored by machine, women cutting ends of pineapple and packing slices into tins. Warehouse full of cans in crates. Shop selling cans, CU cans IXL, Imperial, Edgell. Fork lift trucks moving crates.
Access No. 1777 | 4 mins 50 secs | 1940s | Bathurst, NSW, Australia; Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |