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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, MF135 Tractor at Melbourne Town Hall, 1971 Image Reg. No: MM 118170

Summary:
Photograph of a MF135 Tractor at Melbourne Town Hall. 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:
"Tractor and crew arrive in the portico of Melbourne Town Hall to convey mayoral greetings from Perth. ..........." . Taken from article published in the Massey-Ferguson review April 1971, No. 138. Also from same article "CROSSED THE CONTINENT IN A CAMPAIGN FOR FARM SAFETY Two minutes ahead of schedule - at 4.28 p.m. on April 1 - Victorian Young Farmer Brian McClelland drove an MF135 Tractor and MF21 Trailer into the portico of Melbourne Town Hall after crossing Australia"
Brian McClelland is standing in white overalls next to tractor.
Sign on roof of tractor reads, 'Cason Protective Cab Ararat'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 215 mm (Height), 170 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, massey ferguson
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images [to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten in blue ink on back, 'MF Review / Page 1 / 2 cols / 70% / 23/-'
People Depicted: McClelland, Brian
Model Name/Number: MF135
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Apr 1971
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1971

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