SJ9948 : Old Hay Rake

taken 11 years ago, near to Consall, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Old Hay Rake
Old Hay Rake
This old hay rake is parked outside the Visitor Centre SJ9948 : Car Park and Visitor Centre in Consall Nature Park. Originally these machines were horse-drawn and pulled the hay into rows (or wind-rows). I remember seeing one of these in action, when I was a child growing up in Devon, although that one had been converted to be towable behind a tractor. A colloquial name for them, at least in Devon, was 'buck-rake'.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 13 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 August, 2009
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Farming machinery (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 99450 48380 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:1.9621N 2:0.5791W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 99450 48380
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