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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Disc Cultivator, circa 1975 Image Reg. No: MM 118093

Summary:
Photograph of MF178Tractor and MF40 Disc Harrow.

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 MF178 Tractor coupled to a MF40 wheeled Offset Disc Harrow in a field.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors, disc harrows
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Cultivation
Tertiary Classification: disc ploughs
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF TRAILED TANDEM DISC HARROW / PROBABLY IN NSW / TRACTOR MF / HARROW PROBABLY MF40'
Model Name/Number: MF40; MF178
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1975

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