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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Post Hole Digger, circa 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 118019

Summary:
Photograph of MF501 Post Hole Digger.

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 operating a MF501 Post Hole Digger attached to a MF135 Tractor. A hole is being dug and post alongside. A horse is in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, post hole diggers, fencing
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Fencing
Tertiary Classification: fence post equipment
Inscriptions: In black type on back, 'MF501 Post Hole Digger'
Model Name/Number: MF501; MF135
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Limited, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1979

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