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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Bale Tensioning Control Unit, 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 97242

Photograph of hydraulic bale tensioning control unit fitted to tractor.

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.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A hydraulic bale tensioning control unit fitted to the rear fender of a Massey Fergsuon 503 tractor fender.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: harvester components
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back 'SHOWING A / HYDRAULIC / BALE TENSIONING / CONTROL UNIT.'
Handwritten in blue ink on back ' HO 1198/65 / 120#, 1 1/2" wide / anchor mtd'
Handwitten in blue on back '7531'
Model Name/Number: MF503; No.10
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1965
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1965

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