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Catalog Number RF2005.003
Description International Harvester two-horse corn stalk chopper. Once corn is harvested, stalks are left on ground. This artifact is used to cut the stalks down for stillage (food for cows) or to add nutrients to the soil. Unit is solid iron with painted red body, seat and foot rests. Large iron spoked wheels, wooden beam for mounting horses and right-hand lever are painted yellow. Beneath seat are two 6-pointed horizontal blades mounted at points. Blade unit turns to chop corn stalks. There is a curved steel plate between blades and seat.
Object Name Chopper, Feed
Collection 3D - Agricultural Tools & Equipment
Title International Harvester Corn Stalk Chopper
Date n.d.
Creator International Harvester
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "210" (part #'s inscribed inn foot plates)
Provenance Part of the Runnymede Farm Collection.
Dimensions H-43.5 W-64 D-183 inches
Search Terms Agriculture
Agriculture Technology
Corn
Farm Equipment
Farm Implements
Farm tools
Horse drawn
Runnymede Farm Collection
Subjects Agricultural machinery & implements
Agriculture
Corn
Farming