Clydesdale horses pulling a reaper-binder, Standalane Farm

Production date
Circa 1930
Three heavy draught horses are pulling a reaper-binder. The area nearest the camera has been reaped and the machine has bound the cut corn into sheaves which are lying on the ground. Towards the edge of the field the sheaves have been made into stooks to dry.
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Production date
Circa 1930
Subject notes
The Clydesdale was a strong draught horse developed in upper Lanarkshire in the 1780s. It was said to be twice as powerful as previous breeds. Horses continued in use in some farms well after the Second World War.
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