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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF54 Windrower, circa 1969 Image Reg. No: MM 98432

Summary:
Photograph of tractor with MF54 windrower.

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 MF178 tractor towing a MF54 Windrower (possibly in Sunshine factory car park behind Sunshine shopping centre). In the background are bicycle racks and shops.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors, header harvesters
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 windrowers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'M-F WINDROWER'
In blue stamp pad ink, 'FRESCO PHOTOGRAPHER / ? -9 KINGSWAY STH. MELBOURNE 6128?'
Model Name/Number: MF178; MF54
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1969
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1969

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