Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Verity and Foundry Plant, Brantford, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, circa 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 108621

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:
Three men visiting the Massey Ferguson verity and foundry plant, Brantford, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 253 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: industry, factories, tractors, machines, foundries, disc
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: Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: '116 / At Massey Ferguson Plant Toronto - Canada / L. to R Tom Canoll - Herman Weber - A. THORNBURROW'

Printed in black and red ink on the back of photograph: 'FEATURE FOUR LTD. / PHOTOGRAPHERS / ARTISTS / 566 CHURCH STREET, TORONTO / TELEPHONE 924-8181-2 / RE-ORDER / NO. / 64-522-116'

Printed in black ink on white paper previously attached to the back of photograph: 'Verity and M Foundry - aerial / Located in Brantford, Ontario, and adjacent to one / another, are Massey-Ferguson's M Foundry and Verity / Plant. M Foundry is one of the largest mechanized / grey iron foundries in Canada with 185,229 square feet / of working space. Castings produce here are shipped / to MF plants both in North America and overseas. / Verity Plant has an area of 512,754 square feet and / produces a variety of farm implements, including / moldboard and disc plow, chisel plows, disc harrows, / subsoilers, wide level disc harrow, mowers, grain / boxes, spring tooth harrows and side delivery rakes.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, circa 1964
Organisation Depicted: Massey-Ferguson, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, circa 1964
Person Depicted: A. Thornburrow, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Herman Weber, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Tom Canoll, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, circa 1964

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