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Erregulla Springs, Record Wheat Harvest in Western Australia

Family and working life on farm in Western Australia.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 17 | Year : 1961 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Pan across flat sand plains near Geraldton, old Valiant arrives at entrance to Erregulla Springs, Eric Smart and wife, use of super phosphates in farming wheat, sheep, cattle, billabong, daughters Helen and Pauline mustering sheep on horseback.
Access No. 43997 | 1 min 24 secs | 1960s | Errugulla Springs, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Various shots of sheep being mustered by men on motorbikes. Sheep dogs jump from front of bike and round up sheep. Good shot of homestead, country house with verandah and suburban fibro house with small verandah, woman and children on verandah giving child a drink, Kombi van school bus, children jumping out, children play tennis on country court, children in pool. Cricket team on outback pitch
Access No. 95628 | 1 min 11 secs | 1960s | Erregulla Springs, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Farm machinery, harvesters, tractors, ploughs, man repairing harvester, two men in wheat field, good shot of harvesters in wheat field, trucks loaded with harvested wheat
Access No. 95635 | 2 mins 4 secs | 1960s | Erregulla Springs, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |