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Professor Day portrait

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-Day-OS10998
  • Item
  • 1938

Portrait of Professor W.H. Day from 1938.

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Farming: Horsepower

  • CA BWGPL OS9267
  • 1999

Demonstrating a horsepower unit for a threshing machine at a fair in Dashwood. For a heavy load, four teams of horses could be harnessed to it.

Request for Land

  • CA BWGPL OS9100
  • 1831

Request to purchase the north half of Lot 2, Concession 11, from P. Robinson, Esq., for George Wilson.

Plowing

  • CA BWGPL OS8954

Massey Harris Pacemaker with steel spade wheels, as used before the 1950s, plowing at a local plowing match.

Onion Topping Machine

  • CA BWGPL OS8959

An onion topper, the first step in harvest mechanization on the marsh.

Barge Cleaning the River

  • CA BWGPL OS8891

Clam digger mounted on a barge cleaning the river to improve drainage to the pumps.

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