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Catalog Number RF2007.082
Description Walking single-row corn seeder has red painted trapezoid-shaped bucket for holding corn seed at top center. Bucket has a tin metal flap at top back. Arms and bar in front of seeder are solid wood. Bucket attached with flat iron bars. A curved metal piece extends down to the ground from just in front of the bucket and is used to make a trough for the seeds to go in. Single wheel is made from a solid piece of wood with an iron plate at its center and has a "tire" made from an iron band wrapped around its outside. Arms are V-shaped and curved at ends to form handles and are connected just below handles by a wooden dowel. Black cloth tape remnants remain where handle starts to curve. There is an iron wire, looped at end to form a handle, extending the length of the right wooden arm.
Object Name Seeder, Centrifugal
Collection 3D - Agricultural Tools & Equipment
Title Walking Single-row Corn Seeder
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text n/a
Provenance Part of the Runnymede Farm Collection.
Dimensions H-40 W-23 D-69 inches
Search Terms Agriculture
Agriculture Technology
Farm Equipment
Farm Implements
Runnymede Farm Collection
Subjects Agricultural machinery & implements