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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rotary Slasher, 1968 Image Reg. No: MM 97744

Photograph of a tractor coupled to a 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.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A Massey Ferguson employee driving a MF165 Tractor towing a trailed PTO MF170, seven 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: 150 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, slashers
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: product testing
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back. 'M-F PTO SLASHER'
People Depicted: John Vaughn
Model Name/Number: MF165; MF150
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1968
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1968

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