Historical Photographs

Images of Early Agriculture and Orchards

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Watering the Orchard Agricultural Spraying The Orchard Harvest The Combine Pig Farming Sheep Farming Women in the Orchard Pear Picking Near Medford, 1910 Orchard Hands
The Combine
The Combine
Combines were (and are) essential agricultural machines that combined the tasks of harvesting, threshing, and cleaning grain plants. Patented in 1834, early combines were drawn by horse or mule teams and used a bull wheel to generate power. (source: Wikipedia).
Source: GKime Collection: combine