Large wooden butter churn dated to around 1890. It was used by Captain George Drury on his property at Myrtleville (Taralga) in New South Wales, a steam engine was used to drive the separator and the churn. Drury supplied the Myrtleville Butter Factory. It was last used in 1905 when the property was sold to a Mr Boardman who bought most of the butter making equipment. At this time the building which housed the machinery collapsed and apparently the butter churn was under the roof for 10-20 years.

Physical Description

The Butter Churn consists of the following parts: Butter churn, Triangular Stand, Butter churn lid, Wheel used to spin churn from engine, Lid brace and bolt, Side shaft for stand and bolt and side shalf for stand and bolt.

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