Originally captured on colour 16mm film, this home movie is from the George Gilltrap collection. George Edward Gilltrap (born Giltrap, 1911-1966) was a vintage car enthusiast who established Gilltrap’s Motor Museum in Rotorua before relocating with his family from New Zealand to Australia in 1959 where he established Gilltrap’s Gold Coast Auto Museum.
Red and blue truck, with 'Norm Floyd Contractor' logo on driver’s door, hauls large log on trailer and passes a Europa tanker.
Shiny clean engine profile on display with ‘David Brown’ written on it.
Axemen competing in wood chopping competitions. Axemen in a jiggerboard heat, 35mm movie film camera operator in foreground. Axemen in a standing heat.
Man operating red tractor on road outside Gilltrap’s premises running a hydraulic ditch digger attachment. 'MALFROY CONTRACTORS' truck backing out of driveway. Bulldozing blade on front of red tractor moving sandy soil.