Photo a Day Challenge



The tractor replaced the steam engine to power threshing machines.  Manpower was still required to pitch bundles, however.  As a teenager, John pitched bundles at harvest time on his aunt and uncles’ farm not far from this reenactment, although the tractor used was a bit newer than this one.


11 responses

  1. Love the processing!

    September 30, 2013 at 8:21 am

  2. I haven’t had the chance to stop by many blogs of late because I have no proper internet connection at the moment. These last few “Olde Worlde” agricultural images have been absolutely stunning. Fantastic.

    September 30, 2013 at 3:27 pm

  3. Good to see you making Hay while the Sin shined.

    September 30, 2013 at 5:33 pm

  4. great sky and a great leading line.

    September 30, 2013 at 7:13 pm

  5. Rural steampunk?

    September 30, 2013 at 8:41 pm

  6. Another great shot! So cool!

    October 1, 2013 at 9:36 am

  7. thellino

    I am with PhotoBlog. Well done!

    October 2, 2013 at 4:19 am

  8. Who would think that heavy equipment could become fine art! Excellent workmanship!!!

    October 5, 2013 at 12:28 pm

  9. Fantastic viewpoint! I love going to the oldtime threshing demonstrations to see how it used to be done…To think that these machines were such an improvement over the way it had been done during the previous generations is very enlightening too.

    October 7, 2013 at 11:09 am

  10. Can’t put my finger on it but this might be my favorite shot of yours. Can’t figure out why though…..

    October 9, 2013 at 8:49 pm

  11. Incredible perspective and absolutely beautiful colours. Never before have I found myself entranced by a tractor!

    October 31, 2013 at 12:34 pm

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