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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Suncog & Imperial Tractor, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 118109

Summary:
Photograph of Imperial steel tractor and Suncog stump jump plough. It 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:
Man looking at back of Suncog stump jump disc plough which is attached to a Imperial all steel tractor. Made by A.H.McDonald & Co Richmond Victoria. On back of tractor is a large wooden barrel.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 315 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Ploughing
Tertiary Classification: disc ploughs
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, '5 DISC STUMP JUMP PLOUGH / BEHIND "IMPERIAL" ALL STEEL TRACTOR / SALMON GALAQUIL / SUNCOG / PAGE 3'
Model Name/Number: Suncog
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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