TROPICAL TRIALS IN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL AUSTRALIA- part 2. TRACTOR HEAVY RECOVERY FV1119 (A) [Main Title]
Tropical trials in Northern and Central Australia of the Leyland Martian 10 ton heavy recovery vehicle.
The film traces its tasks from the time it is unloaded at the docks until it returns some weeks later to be loaded back on the Townsville Star. During this period it is seen carrying out a variety of tasks such as recovery and lifting in various situations, sweating in a tropical forest, extricating itself with its own power and with assistance after being bogged down or slipping off tracks.