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Site Plan - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Factory Plan, Sunshine, Victoria, 1948 Document Reg. No: HT 9499

Summary:
Plan showing an overview of the H.V.McKay Massey Harris factory in 1948.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of the Sunshine Harvester Works were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. In the 1950s, it was absorbed by Canadian firm Massey-Ferguson.
Description:
Plan showing an overview of the H.V.McKay Massey Harris Sunshine Harvestor Works factory, dated 1948, at Sunshine Victoria. View shows creek leading to dam, and all surrounding roads, and railway lines. Hand drawn in black ink pen on a cream paper, with areas of the factory buildings highlighted in blue and pink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 36.5 cm (Width), 57.8 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: plans, surveying
Themes this item is part of: Factory Dam at Sunshine Harvester Works, Factory Site of Sunshine Harvester Works, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: factory plans
Inscriptions: Printed in black in lower edge of page: " H.V. McKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY. LTD. / SUNSHINE, W 20, VICTORIA. AUSTRALIA. / FACTORY PLAN / 1948 / Scale 1"=160' / DATE 9-2-51 / Y169 Q / Const. Eng. / File No. 00054 / D.No. J.8.54"
Place & Date Depicted: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1948
Date Created: 1951

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