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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Disc Plough, Sunshine, circa 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 118080

Photograph of MF564 Disc Plough.

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:
Rear view of Mr. Alan Murray driving a MF65 Tractor with a MF564 three-point llinkage disc plough. The tractor is being used in a field test at Sunshine. Suburban houses are in the background
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 205 mm (Height), 255 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors, disc ploughs,
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Photography Department at Sunshine Harvester Works
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Ploughing
Tertiary Classification: disc ploughs
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF564 DISC PLOW / TESTING AT SUNSHINE / ALAN MURRAY ON TRACTOR'
People Depicted: Mr. Alan Murray
Model Name/Number: MF564
Format: Photograph: Black & White
User: Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Limited, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960

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