Week 19

Main Buildings Tools At home Aftermath

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The wheel-barrow and plough. You can imagine what is like to work the fields force your way through all the boulders with these.

 

This is the thrasher, no combines here. A horse would pull the pole and go around in circles. This would power the drive shaft that leads into the barn where the machinery was.

 

A closer view. In the "Aftermath" you can see what happens if you leave one of these gears lying around too long.

 

It was important to keep the floors warm. These mats, or rugs, were woven from old rags.