A New Farm Tractor 1914-1918

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    A New Farm Tractor.

    Location of events unknown - somewhere in Britain.

    New farm machinery invention - a Cletrac, made by the Cleveland Tractor Company of Ohio and imported into the UK by HG Burford. Shot of small Cletrac tractor with crawler tracks; pulling implement behind - a single furrow plough with engine powered vertical rotary cultivator, which is pulverising the furrow slice. (CU as it passes). CU the machine. CU part of machine working; looks like blades on a turning rod; for cutting or digging. Shot of the Cletrac pulling it again. Flags on the machine of Britain; United States of America and France.

    Note: The Cletrac is being driven by a woman in a long skirt, another sits on the tiller behind. Several men walk along beside it - SL.

    Farming equipment. Agriculture. technology; inventions.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:35:00 / 01:44:16:00
    ON 078 I
    Sort Number:
    ON 078 I
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