Thursday, October 27, 2016

Mechanized Hay Mowing Germany 1951

Haymaking in the German Democratic Republic.
August 27, 1951.
From the German Federal Archive.

Image title translation by Google:
greatly improved mowing meadows. When MAS Kemberg near Wittenberg there are due to the extensive Elbwiesen just the mowing that take a lot of time. The head of the MAS Kemberg, Koll. Walde Made, sat down with his tractor together and succeeded, with a particular type of clutch to couple the mowers up to 4 pieces in succession and achieve fabulous results. So the tractor driver Lisowski from the Brigade Köhle reached a daily high score of 70 acres. Shown here .: Traktorist Lisowski with his 4 Mähanhängern.

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