Demonstration of 15 ton tractor forerunner of the tank.
The forerunner of the tanks - 'Caterpillar' tractor of 120 MP and weighing 15 tons - demonstration in 1916.
Technology; transportation; vehicles. Huge 15 ton + tractor; the forerunner of the first tanks which were used in World War One. Shot of this gigantic tractor approaching through the brush on the left. It has a sort of canopy top; a man stands/leans against raised seat at the steering wheel. The tractor has small front wheels but the back wheels are in a revolving casing as on a tank. The tractor is pulling a large cart covered with a tarp; this cart also has tank-like treads. Next; shot of tank driving through a ditch with steep sides. Finally a man driving a miniature version which is going round in circles like a funny Shriner car.
Military; construction; heavy; tow; transport.