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Photograph - Sunshine, Pickup Baler, circa 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 97480

Summary:
Photograph of tractor towing a Sunshine engine functioned pickup baler.

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:
A man driving a tractor towing a Sunshine Engine Functioned Pickup Baler with a man sitting on the back operating it. The baler offers Self Feeding Automatic Threading.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 135 mm (Height), 175 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry
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, 'SUNSHINE WIRE TYING BALER / OCT / 189/
Model Name/Number: Pickup Baler
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, circa 1950

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