Show: Along the Blackstone

Episode: Along the Blackstone - Haying Season and the New England Farming Community.mpg


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Episode Description:

The act of mowing hay was serious business whether by hand with a scythe or by machine. Timing was everything for you needed to get the hay into the barn dry, ready for winter feed. Improving the farmer’s ability to mow more hay and get it into the barn faster and more efficiently was all about developing new technology. Join us Along the Blackstone’s Episode #49 takes us on an action tour of old farm technology from Yankee Dump Rakes to early tractor models – all in working operation whether pulled by teams of oxen or horses, you’ll be amazed at how they work. Then loading the hay into a huge mound on a wagon, how hard can that be? Then driving it? Well, stick around and you’ll find out. This is a special 1 hour episode of Along the Blackstone.

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Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:59:10

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 07:43


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