SO5027 : 1950's McConnel hedge trimmer

taken 4 years ago, near to Llanwarne, Herefordshire, Great Britain

1950's McConnel hedge trimmer
1950's McConnel hedge trimmer
A Lister engine drives a belt driven reciprocating finger bar mower. The operator adjusts the height and angle of the cutter bar by turning the big wheel and the crank lever whilst also steering the tractor. This was a step forward from the hedge slasher but you still had to clear up the trimmings by hand or fore loader on a tractor.
Part of an old machinery display at the 63rd National Ploughing Championship.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 October, 2013   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 13 October, 2013
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Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5016 2754 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.6468N 2:43.5891W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5016 2754
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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