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Advertisement for Stump Jump Plough
Title : Advertisement for Stump Jump Plough Advertisement for Stump Jump Plough
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Source : Farm, stock and station journal, April 1907, p. 18
Date of creation : 1907
Format : Magazine
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Developed by brothers Richard and Clarence Smith on South Australia's Yorke Peninsula, the stump jump plough allowed farmers to plough their land without having to remove stumps and stones first. Saving farmers the time and expense of stump removal, the stump jump plough revolutionised farming practices and was much awarded at agricultural shows.

This advertisement states that the Smiths' stump jump plough won first prize against 11 competitors in the 'Great Field Trial' held at Bute, South Australia, in 1906.

Related names :

Smith, Clarence Herbert, 1855-1901

Smith, Richard Bowyer, 1837-1919

Coverage year : 1907
Further reading :
Kelly, WS. Rural development in South Australia, Adelaide: Rigby, 1962

McPhee, Margaret. The dictionary of Australian inventors and discoveries, St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1993

Neumann, Beryl. The Smith brothers and the stump jump plough, Maitland, SA: National Trust of South Australia, Central Yorke Peninsula Branch, 1986.

Port, Leo with Brian Murray. Australian inventors, Stanmore, NSW: Cassell Australia, 1978

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