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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF135 Tractor & Planter, near Kingscliff, New South Wales, 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 118015

Summary:
Photograph of MF135 Tractor and Planter.

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:
A man driving a MF135 Tractor fitted with half-tracks on a beach. A three-point linkage planter is planting spinnifex along the reclaimed sand dunes.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, industry, industrial machinery, beaches, tractors, planters
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Coastal
Tertiary Classification: beachscapes
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back, 'HO 1198/66 / 120# / anchor mount / 4 9/16" wide / Page 5 56%'
In pencil, 'MF135 WITH SPECIAL TRACKS / & BEACH CLEANER / MF135 (Unusual usages)'
Model Name/Number: MF135
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Limited, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1966

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