Thursday, March 10, 2016

Photo: Woman Driving Tractor


USDA photo. National Agricultural Library’s Emerson Brooks Collection.

Unknown location and year.

6 comments:

  1. what are those attachments for? some kind of thatching?

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  2. I believe it's called a wind rower. See the rows of hay in the field behind her? A blade cuts the hay, and then this machine winds it into a row that can be picked up by a combine.

    If this is wrong, feel free to correct me someone.

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    1. forgot to say it might be picked up by a fork to stack.

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    2. i've seen those around here, but never to my knowledge seen them in use...i've seen cut hay drying out in rows many times, but dont recall ever seeing something like these working in those fields...

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    3. Looks like a Farmhand 5 or 6 wheel hay rake - see

      http://www.machinefinder.com/ww/en-US/machines/farmhand-6-wheel-hay-rake-4435082

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