Massey Harris Cream Separator, Circa 1910


Description
Media Type:
Object
Item Type:
Equipment
Description:
Table top Green metal Massey Harrison cream separator. This machine that was hand cranked and came into use after being patented in 1900.
Notes:
This type of cream separator used centrifugal force to separate the lighter cream from the skim milk. This allowed the process to be completed quicker and with less cream left behind in the milk.
Inscriptions:
995.3.1. Massey Harris,Toronto,
Date of Original:
Circa 1910
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Artifact Collection
Collection:
Local History
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.28336 Longitude: -83.23318
Donor:
Ella Allen, Iron Bridge
Contact:
Huron Shores Museum
Email:
Agency street/mail address:
1 James St. P.O. Box 460 Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0
Massey Harris Cream Separator, Circa 1910
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Massey Harris Cream Separator, Circa 1910


Table top Green metal Massey Harrison cream separator. This machine that was hand cranked and came into use after being patented in 1900.