Catalogue - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine & Massey Harris, 'Modern Farm Machinery', 1940 TradeLiterature Reg. No: TL 001000

Details the range of machinery provided by the McKay Massey Harris company during the early war years. Labour saving devices such as 'one man control' where a farmer could operate the tractor whilst sitting positioned on the header are emphasised. The handsomely produced text is rich in technical detail and illustration, with photographs illustrative of typical agricultural practice of the time.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, 1985
Discipline: Trade Literature

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, tractors, engines, workshop equipment, agricultural implements, cultivators, harvesters, mouldboard ploughs, disc cultivators, disc ploughs, planting equipment, horse harnesses, gates, harrows, bag handling equipment, reaper-binders, chaffcutters, milking equipment, hay mowers, seed drills, hay balers, rollers, threshers, plough shares, hay rakes, saws saw benches, cream separators, spraying dusting equipment, crop processing equipment, fertilizer manure spreaders, grinders, pasture management equipment, plough springs
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Trade Literature Collection, Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Agricultural & Construction Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: General Farm Equipment
Tertiary Classification: equipment catalogues
Primary Subject: Agricultural Implements
Publication Date: 1940/02
Cover Title: 'MODERN FARM MACHINERY Sunshine and Massey Harris'
Publication Types: Comprehensive Catalogue
Printing Types: Monochrome
Illustration Types: Black & White; Instructional Drawings; Line Drawings; Photographs
Page Size Format: 185 x 240
Number of Pages: 98
Manufacturer/Distributor: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd

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