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Photograph - Sunshine, Pickup Baler, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 98556

Summary:
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. 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 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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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

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