From the Corryong high country, to the western plains of Bogan Gate, comes the stories of the light horse, the rodeo men, the last of the wagonette drovers. The saddler, the barrel racer, polocross and polo. The equestrian, the kids of pony club. Australian stockmen, campdrafting and bronco branding, bush picnics to Melbourne Cup. And let’s not forget the dastardly deeds of bushrangers.
Originally made for the Henty Header Museum and the Millthorpe Golden Memories Museum as a display aid, the story on this DVD was expanded with the inclusion of footage shot by Headlie Taylor before and during his trip to Canada in 1931 to open a factory to produce his Sun Auto Header Harvester for the North American Market under the Massey Harris brand.
Whilst there he took the opportunity to visit the Massey Harris development farm to witness and film the Massey Harris engineers both test and evaluate their own experimental designs but those of their competitors.
It features news stories of Temora from the mid 1970s to early 1980s with interviews and a special voxpop of the people of Temora about their local newspaper draw form the RVN2 , the riverinas fist tv station, held by the CSU riverina Archives.
Reminiscence of Ariah Park. Produced by West Wyalong Movies for The Ariah Park Commitee.
Scenes of Ariah Park. Taken from the films of Dot Harris, Jim Davey and Ian Sherwood
Scenes of Condoblin from the 1960's and 1970's. Taken from the films of Allan Dawson
The Great Escape
One hour of trucking action across the Riverina from the 1930’s to today.
Approximate running time: 1 hour
Tree huggers BEWARE! This DVD contains images of the men and women of Australia building a nation.
Approximate running time: 2 hours
That Care That Ate Wyalong
Bridgestone Precision Driving Team
1989 Kings of the Forest