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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Wyeera Training Centre, St Albans, Victoria, 1971 Image Reg. No: MM 118463

Black and white photograph of Wyeera Training Centre, 1971. The image shows the arrival of one convoy of new machinery worth $55,000 for the centre in preparation for dealer personnel courses.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Aerial view of the Massey Ferguson 'Wyeera Educational Centre', with a range of agricultural equipment on display in front of the building. Haystack and paddocks behind building. The sign has been repainted from the original north American spelling of 'center' to the Australian/English spelling of 'centre'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agriculture, training, education training, students, staff, industrial machines
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: training & education
Inscriptions: Hand written on rear: 'Page 4 / MR Review / 4 cols / "MF's "Wyeera" training centre" / 77% / .09/1.85'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: St Albans, Victoria, Australia, 1971
Commissioned By: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, St Albans, Victoria, Australia, 1971

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