McCormick Deering Tractor

Interviewees: Fred Fiegert and Ken Hewett
Location: Temora
Theme: Innovation & Imports

After the 1920s, few tractors were manufactured in Australia as they could not compete with cheaper imports, mainly from America. The McCormick Deering W-30 & WK-40 were manufactured in Chicago, USA, commonly imported to Australia and well known for their reliability. Join us to track the change from horses to horse power.

Stage 5 Education Resource:

McCormack Deering Tractor- Temora (PDF, 244.1 KB)

Museum: Temora Rural Museum