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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rapid Tyre Mount Machine, Brantford Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 108619

Summary:
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.
Description:
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)

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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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