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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Harvesters, circa 1956 Reg. No: MM 105616
- Photograph of MF300 Harvester.
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:
- Three men operating a MF300 harvester, and testing the amount of grain loss. A collector bag is fitted to the rear of the harvester.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||205 mm (Height), 260 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, harvesters, farmers, farms|
|Themes this item is part of:||Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Crop Management - Harvesting|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in pencil on back, 'TESTING MF300 GRAIN COMBINE'
Handwritten by Howard Taylor, 'Centre John Thomas Project Engineer / Operating / R hand / In grain Tank / Jack Douglas, / Chief Field Test / Engineer'
|People Depicted:||John Thomas; Jack Douglas|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1956|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1956|