TG4700 : Root cutter

taken 1 year ago, near to Fritton, Norfolk, Great Britain

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Root cutter
Root cutter
This implement was manufactured by Corbett, Williams and Son > LinkExternal link of Phoenix Iron Works, Rhuddlan, Rhyl, Flintshire, who established their company in 1840. Their specialities were the production of chaff and root cutters, corn crushers, grinding mills, oil engines, horse gears, seed drills, horse hoes, mowers, reapers, horse rakes and mealie planters. By 1922, when the firm went into liquidation, about 330 workers had been employed. (Source: Grace's Guide - the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in the UK.) This picture was taken at the Fritton Plant Nursery > LinkExternal link where a number of old farm implements are on display.
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 22 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 4713 0037 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.7026N 1:38.6010E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 4713 0035
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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