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Photograph - Massey Harris, 55KTractor, circa 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 118070

Summary:
Photograph of Massey Harris 55K Tractor and Sunderseeder.

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 Massey Harris 55K tractor coupled to a HV McKay Sunderseeder. A dilapidated shed, hay stack and water tank are in the background.
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, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: tractors
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'SUNDER SEEDER / FITTED W/- SUNWINCH LIFT / W/- 55K MASSEY HARRIS / TRACTOR
Model Name/Number: 55K; Sunderseeder
Format: Photograph: Black & White
User: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

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