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Experiments to Streamline Sugar Growing Industry

New machinery demonstrated in the sugar cane fields of Queensland.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 105 | Year : 1958 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Sugar cane field. Sugar cane during burning off. Man sharpening cutting tool. Men cutting and loading cane. Cane transported on train. Caterpillar tractor reversing and loading mechanical cutter. Machine at rear trims cane. Mechanical cutter in action. Machine in action and two operators. Sugar cane field showing patch of cane cut by mechanical cutter. Man inspecting ground where cane has been cut. Tractor hitched up with special machine use to scoop up cut cane after harvester, scooping and lifting by crane action demonstrated. Operator and work of machines. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 43427 | 5 mins 21 secs | 1950s | Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |