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.

Description of Content

Workman using the rapid tyRE mount machine at the Massey Ferguson Brantford Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making, Sustainable Futures

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd, by 03/1995

  • Place & Date Depicted

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964

  • Organisation Depicted

    Massey-Ferguson, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jun 1964

  • Format

    Photograph, Black & White

  • Inscriptions

    Printed in black ink on white paper previously attached to the back of photograph: '300 POUNDS OF RUBBER TIRE are handled almost effort- / lessly by one man with this rapid tire-mount machine, / designed specially for Massey-Ferguson Limited's new, / $13.5 million North American Combine Plant, Brantford, / Ontario. The machine mounts the huge combine tire on / the rim automatically. Worker fatigue is reduced and / tire bead damage, which frequently occurs in the manual / tire-mount method, is eliminated. After assembly, an / air hose is attached and the tire is inflated - - also / automatically. / 050164-37C13 / Photo #5a / Public Relations Department, / Massey-Ferguson Limited, / 915 King St. West, / Toronto 3, Ontario.' Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: 'RAPID TYRE MOUNT MACHINE ASSEMBLYING / 300lb - OE MAN OPERATION. / NEW $13.5M COMBINE PLANT / BRANTFORD - ONTARIO - CANADA Handwritten in blue ink on the back of photograph: 'JUNE 64 / MF review / 120# / 4 9/16 wide / 231'

  • Classification

    Manufacturing & industry, Agricultural & horticultural equipment, Factory interiors

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • 2D flat

    257 mm (Width), 206 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Factories, Factory Workers, Industry, Machines, Tractors, Tyres