Coxson and Furphy Water Carts

Interviewee: Allan Wheeden
Location: Coolamon
Theme: Water

Water carts were important on the farm for carting water for household and stock use. They also supplied water to run steam portable and traction engines when threshing in the field. The most famous Australian water cart was the Furphy although this film profiles a Coxson Water Cart- made by a former employee of the Furphy Foundry.

Stage 5 Education Resource: Coxson and Furphy Water Carts - Coolamon (PDF, 214.5 KB)

Museum: Coolamon Up-to-Date Store