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About This Collection

Photographs, objects and documents associated with extractive & manufacturing activities in the Toodyay region - Including quarrying and harvesting & processing timber for domestic and overseas use.

(photo caption: Industrial Extracts factory, Toodyay. c1964)

Industrial Extracts factory, Toodyay c1964