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Humble Shellfish Are Popular Seafood

Clams are harvested on the south coast of New South Wales.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 69 | Year : 1953 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Coastline and beach of southern NSW. Man on beach digging sand with hands to find clams. Tractor harvesting clams on beach. Tractor drives into sea to wash shells, clams tipped into sacks, trailer along beach. Inside factory, baskets of clams being steamed. CU opened shells. Women scooping shells into rotating basket to wash shellfish. Women at conveyor belt sorting, spray washing. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 43342 | 2 mins 23 secs | 1950s | Southern NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |