Plan, drawn in black ink on drafting paper for HV McKay Massey Harris Pty. Ltd., of the factory site in Sunshine. The plan is dated 28 April 1958.

Part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. The collection relates to the agricultural manufacturing firm, the Sunshine Harvester Works. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s in Ballarat. Between 1906 and 1907, McKay moved production to Sunshine where the firm became one of the largest industrial businesses in Australia. Change in ownership is a recurring theme in the company's history. In 1930, it merged with Massey-Harris to become H.V McKay Massey Harris. In the mid-1950s, the company was absorbed by Canadian agricultural firm Massey-Ferguson. Production in Sunshine ceased in the mid-1980s, following almost 100 years of manufacturing agricultural equipment.

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Plan, drawn in black ink on brown drafting paper for HV McKay Massey Harris Pty. Ltd., of the factory site in Sunshine, between Anderson, Ballarat and Hampshire Roads and the Melbourne-Bendigo Railway Line, dated 28 April 1958. The plan identifies Receivers and Compressors in yellow ink, with corresponding keys in the lower left and upper right corners. The paper is torn around the edges, with two tears taped together.

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