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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF526 Field Tiller, circa 1962 Image Reg. No: MM 118095

Photograph of MF526 Field Tiller.

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:
Man driving a tractor though a field of lalang grass with a MF526 Heavy duty field Tiller attached. The canvas canopy over the tractor has a sign which reads, 'The Ferguson System M..35 MF.. Tractors demonstrated by ..RNEO MOTORS LTD'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 135 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors, tillers
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: chisel ploughs
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'On the Move Demonstration / Kinta Valley / Near Ipoh / Malaya / Lallang grass'
Model Name/Number: MF526
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1962

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