Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rapid Tyre Mount Machine, Brantford Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964 Image 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 206 mm (Height), 257 mm (Width)

More information

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

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