SX7246 : Vintage Ploughing

taken 8 years ago, near to Churchstow, Devon, Great Britain

Vintage Ploughing
Vintage Ploughing
A vintage plough pulled by steam traction engines. One engine was at each end of the field and took it in turns to pull the plough towards them, the traction engines communicated with each other by whistle signals. By today's standards it must have been labour intensive and laborious but compared to ploughing with horses must have been a great leap forward. The photograph was taken at the Kingsbridge Working Vintage Rally 2014.
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SX7246, 14 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Farm Machinery 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7260 4632 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:18.1819N 3:47.4171W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7261 4631
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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