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Test Of An Experimental Sugar Beet Topper

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Date Range
[between 1948 and 1950]
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19891004000
Physical Description
16 mm colour film 2 minutes 48 seconds
Scope and Content
Test of an experimental sugar beet topper near Picture Butte, Alberta. The machine is shown in operation from a variety of angles.
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
[between 1948 and 1950]
Creator
Barton Watson
Physical Description
16 mm colour film 2 minutes 48 seconds
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
According to the donor, the sugar beet topper was built by an unidentified farmer from Scandinavia. The machine proved to be impractical and was never commercially manufactured. The farmer, who lost most of his money on the invention, returned to Scandinavia.
Custodial History
A VHS videotape copy and 2 DVD copies are available.
Scope and Content
Test of an experimental sugar beet topper near Picture Butte, Alberta. The machine is shown in operation from a variety of angles.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19891004000
Collection
Archive
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