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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rotary Slasher, circa 1967 Image Reg. No: MM 97742

Summary:
Photograph of tractor coupled to rotary slasher.

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:
Man driving a MF135 Tractor coupled to a PTO three-point mounted MF150, five foot cut, Rotary Slasher. The slasher was made by McLeod of Murwillumbah, New South Wales.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, slashers
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Land & Soil Management
Tertiary Classification: land clearing - rotary slashers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back. 'MF Review / Page 2 / 4 cols'
Handwritten in pencil. 'MF150 ROTARY SLASHER / 64%'
Blue Ink stamp pad. 'KEVRON PHOTOGRAPH PTY LTD / 143 WILLIAM ST. / PERTH / FOR REORDERS PLESE QUOTE / 3801/6'
Model Name/Number: MF135; MF150
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Western Australia, Australia, 1968
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1968

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