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Agricultural Machinery

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Agricultural machinery photographs

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH01410005
Dates: c.1950

Agricultural machinery photographs [12], c.1950

 Item — Digital-archive SOHP
Identifier: H01410005
Overview Series of 12 photographs relating to farm work and topdressing.

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Dates: c.1950

Barry Benjamin KEEN's David Brown 40TD Tractor with Bog Disks Behind

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH0436006_1
Dates: c.1960s

BRAVEN, Wiliam Edward (Ted) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 19
Identifier: H0095
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012

CARRAN, Christopher (Chris) interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box 54
Identifier: H0574
Overview Fifty years ago, while the politicians and planners made board table decisions about the future development of what was one of New Zealand's remotest regions, Chris Carran and his brothers were working on those changes from the ground up. As agricultural contractors, in the mid-1950s they were hired to clear the land and plough paddocks that would permanently alter the topography of former run country in the Te Anau Basin. From those inauspicious beginnings as a teenager, Chris returned to Te...
Dates: 2009

Crawler Holding Ford Tractor on Hill

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH04360008
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1950-1970

DRUMMOND, Peter Wallace interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 15
Identifier: H0269
Overview In this interview Peter covers family history and genealogy, the family farming operation and his contribution to this. At the age of 19 he started importing tractors from Hungary. This introduced trade between New Zealand and Hungary and he was supported by local MPs Brian Talboys and Peter Gordon. Along with his brother he patented a handle for a cattle bale, which proved popular and he and his brother would make these in the evening and during the day they ran the farm. Wallace also covers...
Dates: 2016

First David Brown Tractor Owned by Barry Benjamin KEEN

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH04360010
Dates: c.1950s