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Negative - Red Cliffs, Victoria, 1920-1930 Image Reg. No: MM 8587

Description Of Content:
'Big Lizzie': the largest tractor built in Australia prior to the First World War, with a 60 hp 8 ton, 215 rpm single cylinder Blackstone oil engine. The tractor unit: 34 ft long x 11 ft, weighing 45 tons and capable of carrying a 10 payload, 750 gallons of cooling water.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Unknown Biggest Family Album Contributor, 1991
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: rail transport, railways, steam traction engines
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: tractors
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Red Cliffs, Victoria, Australia, 1920-1930
Maker of Item Depicted: Frank Bottrill, Victoria, Australia, 1915

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