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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, PTO Baler and Tractor, 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 98223

Summary:
Photograph of tractor with MF503 Hay Baler.

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 MF175 tractor pulling a MF503 PTO hay baler. Three men are standing between the tractor and baler. There is a field of summer crop of possible millet.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 130 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors, farmers, farms
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: hay balers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'HO1198/66 120# 6 1/88" wide / MF? P.T.O BALER / w/- MF175 TRACTOR'
Model Name/Number: MF175; MF503
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1966
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1966

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