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Catalog Number RF2003.031
Description John Deere road-building plow is solid oak with oak handles. Blade is affixed with steel parts. A steel bar wraps around top and bottom of beam, outside of handles and at top and bottom of handle ends forming steel grips. All steel is painted green while oak has a clear lacquer finish. The large blade is made of heavy iron so that it will not break if it hits a rock.
Object Name Plow
Collection 3D - Agricultural Tools & Equipment
Title John Deere Road-building Plow
Date 1900-1930
Creator John Deere
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text n/a
Provenance Part of the Runnymede Farm Collection; originally used on Runnymede Farm.
Dimensions H-32.5 W-27.5 D-124 inches
Search Terms Plows
Runnymede Farm
Runnymede Farm Collection
Subjects Plowing
Road construction