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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Ferguson 35 Tractor with Fruit Picking Attachment, 1975 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
|Dimensions:||135 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)|
|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|
|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|