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

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:
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)

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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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