The Industrialist : H. V. McKay single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1954... 1940-1954 The Industrialist : H. V. McKay
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At age nineteen, Hugh Victor McKay invented a harvesting machine that would take the ears from a standing crop of wheat, and thresh, winnow, and clean the grain in one operation. This invention slashed the cost of harvesting, and was soon in high demand both within Australia, and internationally.

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    y National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 176-182
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