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A trial of a Jelbart oil tractor at Mr C.H. Ensor's White Rock Station

A trial of a Jelbart oil tractor at Mr C.H. Ensor's White Rock Station

A trial of a Jelbart oil tractor at Mr C.H. Ensor's White Rock Station
[26 Feb. 1916]


This shows the even sod turned by the tractor-drawn five-furrow plough which was the equivalent of using ten horses. The Jelbart tractor was built by the Jelbart brothers who originally emigrated from Cornwall, England in the 1800s and established a foundry in Ballarat, Australia

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File Reference CCL PhotoCD 10, IMG0063

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