In a matter of moments it was over.

More than a century (114 years) of history at a standstill, the curtains drawn before people even knew the show was over.

That's the tale of Tomoana Freezing Works, the one that most of us always think of.

For Allan Jack he lost his job, his livelihood, and a part of himself on that Friday in August 1994.


"I had just come off working some overtime and was probably one of the last to leave the factory and nothing seemed different or out of place at the time," he said.

"It wasn't