Farm Wagons and Implements

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Farm Wagons and Implements

Here are some of the larger pieces of equipment, farm wagons and implements, hay wagon and planters, etc. used by farmers in the Old West. This page is a combination of old photos and new ones so we can see some of the “ways of the times” and some photos that allow closer inspection of what we have left of the old items. As with many others, this page will expand over time.  – Doc

Farm Wagons

 

Hay Wagon - Farm Wagons and Implements

Hay Wagon – Photo: U.S. PD
Photo: U.S. PD pre-1923

Farm Wagon - Farm Wagons and Implements

Farm Wagon – Photo: U.S. PD
Photo: U.S. PD pre-1923

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kansas water wagon 1900 - Farm Wagons and Implements

Kansas Water Wagon c. 1900
Photo: U.S. PD pre-1923

Farm Wagon loaded - Farm Wagons and Implements

Manure Spreader
Photo: U.S. PD pre-1923

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horse Drawn Implements

 

All of these old horse drawn implements are in the collection of the The Silt Historical Society (Silt, CO). There are more and I plan another photo/identification visit this spring (2018)

Spring tooth harrow - horse drawn implements - Farm Wagons and Implements

Spring Tooth Harrow
Photo: U.S. PD Doc Boyle

planter - horse drawn implements - Farm Wagons and Implements

Planter (not sure for what?)
Photo: U.S. PD Doc Boyle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horse drawn implements - Farm Wagons and Implements

Manure Spreader
Photo: U.S. PD Doc Boyle

mower - horse drawn implements - Farm Wagons and Implements

Mower Bar
Photo: U.S. PD Doc Boyle

 

Horse drawn implements - Farm Wagons and Implements

Wind rower?
Photo: U.S. PD Doc Boyle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not everything was drawn by horses and mules. Slower but strong, here we see yoked oxen, used for the heavy work.

yoked oxen & farmer - Farm Wagons and Implements

Yoked Oxen
Photo: U.S. PD pre-1923

 

 

Steam comes to the Farm

 

Steam Tractor - - Farm Wagons and Implements

Case Steam Tractor
Photo: U.S. PD courtesy Rio Blanco County (CO) This Old Photo museum

 

 

The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry

OWDR I Feed You All - The Grange - Farm Wagons and Implements

Promotional poster – 1873
“A gift for the Grangers*

 

for related pages on Old West Daily Reader
see:
*Wk. 49, 12/04/1867 – National Grange
Photo Gallery Index – Transportation Photos
The Originals Index – Resources and Hazards – Animals Index – Mammals horse, mule, ox

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{001} C 09/17; E 09/17: F 06/15; P 09/17

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