Kōrero: Farm mechanisation

Petrol-powered milking machine

Petrol-powered milking machine

A. W. Reid, a dairy farmer from Stratford, invented a petrol-driven milking machine, seen here at the 1915 New Plymouth Agricultural and Pastoral Show. Petrol was used to run milking machines in the early 1900s, before electricity became more widely available.

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Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: PHO2007-305
Photograph by A. W. Reid

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

James Watson, 'Farm mechanisation - Steam, wind, water and oil', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18394/petrol-powered-milking-machine (accessed 1 December 2021)

He kōrero nā James Watson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008