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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Early Wooden Cane Planter, 1967 Image Reg. No: MM 118172

Photograph is of an early, circa 1912 wooden cane planter. 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:
An early cane planter which was discovered at Waterloo (near Bundaberg Qld).

From an article published in Massey-Ferguson Review June 1967, No.101. "Crichton Industries Pty Ltd of Bundaberg - a subsidiary of Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Limited plans to establish a museum of sugar cane equipment. ................Another interesting item is the early cane planter which was discovered in Waterloo. It has a furrow opener and chute and is complete with a device for lowering the opener into the ground or raising it for transport. The frame was cut from a tree fork.'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 215 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: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images [to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten in green ink on back, 'HO1198/67 / 120# / 3 1/16" wide
'Home Made'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Made: circa 1912
User: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1967

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