Story: Factory industries

Hillside foundry

Hillside foundry

Workers in Dunedin’s Hillside railway workshops's foundry are shown about 1926. The man in a suit (third from right) is the foreman, S. H. Wellington. At Hillside, while the foreman dealt with paperwork, the leading hand was generally left to directly supervise workers. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Albert Percy Godber Collection (PA-Group-00048)
Reference: APG-0938-1/2-G
Photograph by Albert Percy Godber

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Ian Hunter, 'Factory industries - Gathering strength, 1900 to 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2020)

Story by Ian Hunter, published 11 Mar 2010