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Men with horse-drawn agricultural machine

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[190-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a man seated on a horse-drawn agricultural machine in a lightly wooded area. There are two men and one dog surrounding the driver. The horse is wearing a blanket.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000771
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.3 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H)
16.4 cm (W) X 13.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[190-?]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a man seated on a horse-drawn agricultural machine in a lightly wooded area. There are two men and one dog surrounding the driver. The horse is wearing a blanket.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Agricultural machinery & implements
Dogs
Horses
Men
Notes
It is believed that this image shows a group of men mowing grass in Waterloo Park, Waterloo, Ontario. Photograph is mounted on a mat.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Steam traction engine

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1850 and 1928]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor photograph of a group of men and women with a steam tractor. A thresher is in the background.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000003
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
23.9 cm (W) X 18.9 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[between 1850 and 1928]
Date of Publication
1850
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor photograph of a group of men and women with a steam tractor. A thresher is in the background.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Agricultural laborers
Agricultural machinery & implements
Steam engines
Threshing machines
Tractors
Traction engines
Notes
Original cataloguing for this image noted that "the steam traction engine was the first sign of automation on farms in Erin Co. This engine was being built in Waterloo." Traction engines were built by the Waterloo Manufacturing Co., Waterloo, Ontario, between 1850 and 1928. This image is a copy of a photograph which was published in the 1976 Grand River Conservation Foundation Calendar 1976, and is part of the Boston Mills Press Collection. This image is in the Jim Johannes Collection.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
Images
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