The Massey-Harris Company (Limited) was an all-Canadian company specializing in tractors, plows, and threshing machines. There were 11 branches in Canada; Winnipeg, Brandon, Regina, Saskatoon, Swift Current, Yorkton, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, and Moncton. The company name was founded in 1891 when the A. Harris, Son & Company merged with Massey Manufacturing but the company itself was around since 1847. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the company was the largest agricultural company in the British Empire. The company remained in well hands and in 1910, acquired the Johnston Harvester Company from New York. By the 1940's the Massey-Harris Company had made several models of tractors and successfully made the world's first self-propelled combine. In 1953, the company merged with the Ferguson Company to form the Massey-Harris-Ferguson Company.