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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.

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

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

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-51-1989.494
Item type
Keywords
RURAL INDUSTRY
VERMIN CONTROL
Country
Australia
State
New South Wales
Town/Shire
Arncliffe, SYDNEY
Year
c. 1930
Public Location
Albany Historical Society Inc

Albany Historical Society Inc

Organisation Details
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1989.494
1989.494_1