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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF135 Tractor Pulling Railway Carriage,1970 Image Reg. No: MM 118163

Summary:
Photograph shows a MF135 tractor pulling a railway carriage. 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:
A man is driving a MF135 tractor in a rail yard, pulling a railway carriage along a track over a crossing.

Published in the Nov-Dec- 1970 issue of Massey Ferguson review. "This MF135 Tractor went to the rescue of the South Australian railways recently at Victor Harbour, .......... Assistance from the MF Victor Harbour dealer, Haynes Motors, was sought when railwaymen were unable to start a diesel rail car that serves the township. Dealer service mechanic Merv Knight used the 135 Tractor to tow the almost 27-ton car until it started.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: tractors, railways, railway carriages
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Rollingstock
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back, 'MF Review / Page 3 / 4 cols / "This MF135 Tractor" / s/s 08-1.70

In pencil, 'SHUNTING TRAIN'
People Depicted: Knight, Merv
Model Name/Number: MF135
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1970

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