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Photograph - Single Furrow Reversible M/B Plough, `Melotte Type', McKay Massey Harris, 26th May 1944 Image Reg. No: MM 020216

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Single furrow reversible mouldboard plough ('Melotte type'): May 26th, 1944.

A horse-drawn single furrow reversible mouldboard plough, for market garden use. The furrow is cut by the blade coulter and the share, then the mouldboard turns the sod. At the end of the run, the top mouldboard is swung to the ground and set-up to plough in the opposite direction.
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A horse-drawn single furrow reversible mouldboard plough, for market garden use. The furrow is cut by the blade coulter and the share, then the mouldboard turns the sod. At the end of the run, the top mouldboard is swung to the ground set-up to plough in.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, machines, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: SINGLE FURROW REVERSIBLE M/B PLOUGH ('MELOTTE TYPE'): MAY 26TH, 1944
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 26 May 1944

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