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Photograph - Sunshine, Pickup Baler, 1954 Reg. No: MM 98556
- Photograph of Sunshine 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.
- Black and white photograph
- Description Of Content:
- Man driving a tractor towing an engine functioned self tying Sunshine pickup baler, in a field of windrown hay.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||170 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, farmers, farms, pickup hay balers|
|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 black pencil on back, 'SUNSHINE AUTOMATIC "FIGURE 8" WIRE TYING / PICK UP BALER.'
In blue stamp pad ink, 'H.V.McKAY MASSEY HARRIS / PTY. LTD. / SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS, / SUNSHINE, W.20 / JAN 1954'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1954|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1954|