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Photograph - Sunshine, Pickup Baler, 1946 Image Reg. No: MM 97258

Summary:
Photograph of tractors pulling engine functioned pickup balers in field.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, known as the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection. 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:
Two tractors each pulling a Sunshine Engine Functioned Pickup Baler in a field. The image shows the back and front views of each baler.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, hay balers
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: hay balers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'AUTOMATIC WIRE TYING BALERS'
In blue ink stamp on back ' H.v.McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. / Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, / Photo reg. No. 412'
Model Name/Number: FE35; engine functioned Pickup Baler
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1946
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1946

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