Demonstration of ditch-digging machine.
United States of America.
Technology; a new invention: ditch or trench digging machine; which could be put to use in the war. It works by tearing up very neatly a long strip of earth c 2 feet deep & 1 foot wide. Shown here operated by a team of workers; in a large flat field in American mid west. Front view of machine moving forward; passing. Men at the side; pulling over earth it has churned up. CU of earth coming up; and men at work. Shot from behind showing the long trench being dug. More CUs of men working. World War One. United States. agriculture.