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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Ferguson 35 Tractor with Fruit Picking Attachment, 1975 Image Reg. No: MM 118164

Photograph of a Ferguson 35 tractor with a fruit picking attachment. 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.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A Ferguson 35 tractor has an elevated platform attached to the back, from which is attached a fabric chute which leads to a wooden box or storage hopper. It is believed that a friut picker would stand on the platform and drop the picked fruit into the chute. A building (like an amy barrack) is behind, with a broken window. Sign on the building reads, 'Platform to assist in picking and spraying trees C Lewis', 2 other signs cannot be read.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 135 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

More information

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: Horticulture - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: fruit
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back, '[crossed out] For use with / story on / tractor platform'

'MF Review / Page 2 / 08/1.75 / 2 cols'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1975

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