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Mid-1800s Stuff

2011.08.31
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Recognize this mouse trap from Cinderella?
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Reaper first mass produced in 1847. The first reapers cut the standing grain and, with a revolving reel, swept it onto a platform from which it was raked off into piles by a man walking alongside. It could harvest more grain than five men using the earlier cradles.
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4 different types of butter churners
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Butter churner operated by dogs on the platform.
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Hay rake in the foreground.
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Log smokehouse
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Cobbler's workshop
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Harnesses
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Know what this is? It's a cutter for producing leather straps
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Harness maker's tools
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Print shop
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Blacksmith shop
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Know what this is?
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Now do you know?
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Manure spreader. The previous pictures were the back of the spreader.
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Print shop on right and harness shop on left
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1 Comment
AllieOska Wonderful set!!! When I was young baby, my granddad had rake like at photo #5 and I loved to play on it :) Beautiful memories.... Thank you very much for sharing!
AllieOska · 2011-09-01: 13:59
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