Agricultural Machinery : Mr Chris Lambert , of Horsmonden , Kent , was a steam haulage contractor
Agricultural Machinery : Mr Chris Lambert , of Horsmonden , Kent , was a steam haulage contractor . A greater part of his work was steam ploughing - where two traction engines hauled a plough on a steel up and down the land . Some of these engines were made in the 1800's
9 June 1949
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The Evacuation of St Kilda: Island types; And scenes of departure.
Difficulties in the embarkation of cattle from St. Kilda for transport to the mainland: one of the six cows on the island that had to swim out from the jetty to the steamer towed by a rope fastened to the stern of a small boat.
6 September 1930 Scotland, Outer Hebrides Scottish history
Agricultural Machinery : The Harvest Field P H Emerson - a reminder of the impoverished state of British agriculture from the 1870's onwards . The loop on the scythe is to collect the cut wheat in bundles for tying manually into sheaves ; the reapers are stopping for a drink and a rest , while one whets his scythe in a stone . Note the hobnailed boots . scything farming harvest Poldark agriculture rural life england tradition traditional