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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rhys, Evans & Reid Colac Dealership, Victoria, 1960s Image Reg. No: MM 108666

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.

Founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s, the company became H.V. McKay Pty Ltd in 1921 then merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd in 1930. Then in 1955, this company was in absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Massey Ferguson dealership at Colac, Victoria showing dealership building and Shell petrol station. Tractors, motorbikes, agricultural machinery and a HD Holden car are pictured parked out the front of the building.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 219 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural equipment, motor cycles, rural industry, tractors, motor vehicles, agricultural machinery, sales office
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: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'MF DEALER COLAC VICTORIA'

Hand written in black ink on back of photograph: '74% / 8-180'

Hand written in blue ink on back of photograph: 'MF Review / Page 7 / 3 cols / Extensions are being made'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Colac, Victoria, Australia, 1960s
Organisation Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Colac, Victoria, Australia, 1960s

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ian hodge Posted on 12 Dec 2013 3:05 PM
The above photo is the Camperdown branch in Western Victoria. I did work their.

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