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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rapid Tyre Mount Machine, Brantford Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964 Reg. No: MM 108619
- Image from a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, agricultural implement manufacturer, importer and distributor, Sunshine, Victoria.
- Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Workman using the rapid tyRE mount machine at the Massey Ferguson Brantford Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||206 mm (Height), 257 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||industry, factory workers, factories, tractors, machines, tyres|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Tertiary Classification:||factory interiors|
|Inscriptions:||Printed in black ink on white paper previously attached to the back of photograph: '300 POUNDS OF RUBBER TIRE are handled almost effort- / lessly by one man with this rapid tire-mount machine, / designed specially for Massey-Ferguson Limited's new, / $13.5 million North American Combine Plant, Brantford, / Ontario. The machine mounts the huge combine tire on / the rim automatically. Worker fatigue is reduced and / tire bead damage, which frequently occurs in the manual / tire-mount method, is eliminated. After assembly, an / air hose is attached and the tire is inflated - - also / automatically. / 050164-37C13 / Photo #5a / Public Relations Department, / Massey-Ferguson Limited, / 915 King St. West, / Toronto 3, Ontario.'
Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: 'RAPID TYRE MOUNT MACHINE ASSEMBLYING / 300lb - OE MAN OPERATION. / NEW $13.5M COMBINE PLANT / BRANTFORD - ONTARIO - CANADA
Handwritten in blue ink on the back of photograph: 'JUNE 64 / MF review / 120# / 4 9/16 wide / 231'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964|
|Organisation Depicted:||Massey-Ferguson, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964|