Agricultural machinery demonstration, Bethania, ca. 1944 contributed by QldPics taken in 1944
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Most men are dressed in suits and hats and are watching a demonstration of a new tractor. The tractor is an IHC tractor (H series) with dual front wheels, extendable rear wheels and long rear axle. This tractor became very popular for inter-row cultivation of maize, cotton, peas and sorghum. There is a mid mounted mechanical lift cultivator rig attached to the front. The demonstration is being carried out on a cotton field. (Description supplied with photograph)
This digitised photograph has been dedicated to: Mrs Annette Varnes, in recognition of her donation to the Imagine Community Campaign 2006.
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