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Listed under:  Science  >  Forces and energy  >  Energy resources  >  Fossil fuels  >  Petroleum  >  Petrol
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'Hammond Visible' hand-powered petrol pump, c1920s

This is a hand-powered Hammond Visible petrol pump produced in Australia in 1924. The red painted metal body is cylindrical with a black base and cap. At the top is a glass-faced measurement device with readings of 1 to 4 gallons marked on it. A metal fitting located below the gauge has a nylon hose attached, with a metal ...

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Golden Fleece service station, Bulleen, 1969

This is a black-and-white photograph of a female and two male attendants servicing an EH Holden while the owner sits in the car. The attendants are cleaning the windscreen and checking the motor and the tyre pressure. There is a model of a merino ram on one of the petrol pumps in the background. Pennant flags fly from wires ...

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Bird's Service Station, Collingwood, 1955

This is a black-and-white photograph from a negative depicting Collingwood Football Club players posing for a publicity photograph for Mobil petroleum at the service station and motor garage of T Bird in Collingwood, Melbourne. Included in the photo is Robert (Bob) Rose - standing at the driver's door of the Holden motor ...

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Reducing motoring emissions

Many businesses need to transport goods or people on a daily basis. Vehicles cause pollution and too many vehicles can result in road congestion. This audio clip describes environmentally friendly modes of transport. Explore the options with Catapult reporter Dominic Jarvis, then decide which might be best for different ...