Random Friday Photo #4 – Votes Still Open

Hi All,

Votes are in on Round 1 and the Kangaroo is progressing on. The galah has left the building.

If you are interested Round 2 is still open.

Big Lizzie or the Windmill.

Leave your vote in the comments.

Ok, I’m just going to add a bit of history to this post, as there were a few questions about what Big Lizzie was.

  • Big Lizzie was considered to be the world’s largest tractor of her time
  • It pioneered an innovative wheel design for smashing through sand dunes and thick scrub
  • The giant machine took a year to build and two years to drive to its destination

And the windmill

Australia’s biggest windmill is in Penong in South Australia, accompanied with a collection of windmills in the Windmill Museum.

Built in 1932, the windmill was first used by the Commonwealth Railways at the McKinnon Dam to provide water for the railways at Kultanaby Railway siding. It was later purchased by Coondambo station in 1977 and used until 2003 when the fan of the windmill was destroyed by high winds.

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