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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Tractor Powered House Boat, circa 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 118158

Summary:
Tractor powered house boat under construction. 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:
Three men are building a tractor powered paddle house boat. The tractor is mounted in the middle of two pontoons, with the rear wheels removed and replaced with paddles on long axles. A boy is watching on the bank of the river.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 220 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: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power - Motor Vessels
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'HOUSE BOAT IN PRODUCTION'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1966

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