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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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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