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HNL 1294 : Sultanas

A look at the dried vine fruit industry, from picking and grading to packing for export.
Year : 1930 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
The Australian sultana industry. WS vineyard. Man tying vines, riding cultivator & using horse-drawn plough. Men spraying & irrigating vines. Picking, packing & transporting of fruit. The fruit is washed & then dried on racks & in sunlight. Women, children and men picking, grading and packing fruit in Mildura. Boxed fruit transported by train. Fruit loaded onto ship at a dock for export to Canada. Inspection of consignment. (1938)
Access No. 123866 | 10 mins | 1930s | Mildura, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |