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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Drill Fronts in Train Wagons, circa 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 118116

Summary:
Seed drill fronts loaded into train wagons. Image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd (and earlier related companies) agricultural implement manufacturer, importer and distributor, Sunshine, Victoria.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
View of 8 Massey Ferguson MF500 seed drill heads loaded into railway wagons.

Extract of article from Massey Ferguson Review, May-June 1966, No.90. "Eight MF500 Series Drills fit neatly into this mammoth Commonwealth Railways truck, loaded at the MF Sunshine (Vic) plant and destined for the Company's Perth Branch. It was the first MF trans - Australia consignment in the new type of trucks which is fitted with exchangeable bogies to cater for variations in railway gauge. .............................."
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 220 mm (Height), 160 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: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: transportation
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back, 'HO 1198/66 / 120# / anchor moount / 3 1/16" wide / 60 Page 8'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1966

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