Photograph 7495364
450 migrant workers are among the 1200 people employed by Emmco Pty Limited in its domestic refrigerator and appliance factory at Orange, NSW. The plant, 200 miles from Sydney, completely manufactures refrigerators, washing machines, clothes driers, fans, water coolers, and air conditioning units. The factory is the principal industrial undertaking in Orange, a city of 20000 people. Domestic washing machines are assembled on the Emmco production line at Orange. In the foreground is Austrian migrant Ludwig Zehepmeyr, 28, from Siernigerstrasse, Steyr, who has been in Australia for 2 and a half years

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A12111, 1/1958/16/146
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