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Horse-drawn binder, Mercer County, N.D.
Horse-drawn binder, Mercer County, N.D.
TitleHorse-drawn binder, Mercer County, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1880 and 1909?
DescriptionThis photograph features a binder for cutting grain in a field south of Beulah, N.D. Four horses push the binder. The binder has wheels and an auger for the cut grain to come out of. The reel pushes the grain down into the binder. A man stands behind the horses directing them where to go. Everywhere else uncut grain is visible.
General SubjectAgriculture
People
Pioneer Era
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Grain industry
Grains
Farming
Horses
Plants
Croplands
Subject (Local)Binders (Agricultural machinery)
Binding grain
LocationMercer County (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Item NumberMH-68
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original8.5 x 13.5 cm.
Transcription"Header to cut grain
Bert Turner
South of Beulah"--Handwritten on label on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
External Resourcehttp://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/65609/binder
Repository InstitutionMercer County Historical Society
Credit LineMercer County Historical Society (MH-68)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationMercer County Historical Society Attn: Leilani Meyhoff, Secretary 108 7th St. NE P.O. Box 1134 Beulah, N.D. 58523 (701) 873-5070 lkittenn@westriv.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmMH68
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