Machinery photos.

Two and a half horsepower hornsby hot bulb oil engine, bought in 1914 by Ernest Barwick, block 11 'Quondah', to run shearing shed. Restored by David Munn. Now owned by Neil Barwick.

Luke Barwicks Blitz truck. This truck left the district for a while, but was bought at an auction sale by Ray Hynes.

Barry Avards 1880 Martin and Co Ltd stripper. Made in Gawler, South Australia. This stripper was not originally from this area.

Barry Avards D model Case. It was bought new by Barrys grand father Thomas Avard in 1939. Was then owned by a succession of Avards including Charlie and Alan, Bill, and Frank. Finally sold to Barry.

A horse pulled moulboard plough, originally owned by Jack Avard of Whenbury, Borambil Creek. Now Barry Avards.

Twin moulboard plough originally owned by Jack Smith of Chesney Oaks, block 34, 1912 subdivision. Inherited by the Cobcroft family when they bought Chesney Oaks, and then given to Barry Avard.

Old cultivator. Block 42, 1912 subdivision, originally owned by the Graham family.

Bridle draught scarifier. Block 42, 1912 subdivision. Originally owned by the Graham family.

Old combine. Block 42.

Collection of old machinery. Block 42.

International combine seeder. Block 41, 1912 subdivision, now owned by Peter Parnwell, but originally owned by the Graham family.

International header. Block 42, 1912 subdivision, originally owned and used by the Graham family.

Chris Kennys D model Case tractor. Block 83 1912 subdivision. Now owned by Noel Saunders.

Rear shot of Chris Kennys Case.

Old disk plough from Mt Boo, farm 54, 1912 subdivision. Possibly owned by Arthur Saunders. Now owned by Noel Saunders.

Phil Doyles twin moulboard plough. Block 62, 1912 subdivision. Now owned by Noel Saunders.

Wallace Barwick's W-30 McCormick Deering. Farm 70. Now owned by Noel Saunders.

David Brown tractor, bought new by Col Saunders, farm 51, 1912 subdivision. Now owned by his son, Noel Saunders.

Old ford truck, block 48, originally Bill Perkins's from Murrurundi. The block and truck now owned by Peter Doyle.

The 1920's ruston hornsby engine owned by Peter Doyle of "Mildura". It was used to run the Doyles shearing shed.

Moulboard plough, originally used by the Doyles, and still owned by Peter Doyle of "Mildura".

John Benhams McCormick-Deering 10-20, bought new by his father. "Nara".

Random photos of old machinery that originated in the district or has since been moved here. Most machinery in this album originated in the subdivisions, Unless otherwise stated.

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25.09 | 09:36

Absolutely delighted to come across a part of my direct ancestors history about which I knew very little and shall endeavour to find out more
Thank you Prof. A.

23.09 | 22:23

Very interesting Kelaher family history. Impressive number of trained nursing sisters. Jack lent the Copelands a cream horse, Playboy, in 1950's, ridden by Kate

09.09 | 17:58

Wonderfully informative. Thank goodness for Jane and John Atchison's work

06.09 | 14:33

I am Jack Kelaher and I am proud of my pop, dad and ancestors.

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