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FORTESCUE’S GREAT AUTOMATIC PATENT POLLARD DISTRIBUTOR

c. 1930
Overview

The special “Sulky” version of this automated horse draw rabbit baiting cart. More than 10,000 of these machines were produced by the IXL Arncliffe factory over roughly three decades.

This restored version can be seen in the outdoor area at the Duke Street Park in Albany.

Historical information

They used phosphorus as a poison and were known to cause bushfires. Despite this they were apparently very popular with farmers.

Details

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Registration number
cwa-org-51-1989.494
Item type
Place made
Arncliffe, SYDNEY
New South Wales
Australia
Year
c. 1930
Public Location
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https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/35%C2%B001'36.7%22S+117%C2%B052'52.3%22E/@-35.0268744,117.8805985,149m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d-35.026866!4d117.881183
Albany Historical Society Inc

Albany Historical Society Inc

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