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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Wyeera Training Centre, St Albans, Victoria, circa 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 118476

Summary:
Black and white photograph of Wyeera Training Centre, circa 1966.

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.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Group of men at the Massey Ferguson 'Wyeera Educational Centre', St Albans, watching a demonstration of ploughing with a MF165 tractor and 3 furrow 65 plough. Bill Baxter is the instructor, John Williams (Cairns) is far left side, Geoff Davey is on the far right side.
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, tractors, 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: 'MF Outlook 120# 4 9/14" wide'. 'S.W.D. (Bill) Baxter / instructor' 'Far left / John Williams (Cairns)' 'Far right / Geoff Davey'. 'MF 74 mouldboard plough'.
People Depicted: Baxter, Bill; Williams, John; Davey, Geoff
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: St Albans, Victoria, Australia, circa 1966
Commissioned By: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, St Albans, Victoria, Australia, circa 1966

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