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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, 1943 Image Reg. No: MM 017942

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A flax pick-up binder. The flax is cut and allowed to lay on the ground to 'rett' (dried). The flax machine then picks it up and ties it into sheaves which are dropped off the back in bundles of 8 to 10. (Flax is the straw which is left after the linseed.
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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, factories, motor vehicles
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1943

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