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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF701 Baler and MF65 Tractor, circa 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 96250

Summary:
Photograph of tractor with MF701 Baler.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A man driving an MF65 tractor using an engine functioned MF701 Pickup Baler. (Not the original engine fitted, but a later model). Field shows neat windrow and hay bales in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 205 mm (Height), 255 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, hay balers
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: hay balers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back '3 3/4'
Handwritten in pencil on back '4 3/4 / M-F 701 BALER / MF65 TRACTOR'
Model Name/Number: MF701; MF65
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1958-1962
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, circa 1968

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