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Catalog Number RF2003.035
Description Single 4-;rong hay fork is solid unfinished wood in the shape of a triangle with two wooden cross pieces secured with iron bolts. Iron rods extend on the outside of the V-shape to form a ring at the center for mounting a horse. Four large curved pointed forks extend from flat side of triangle. Used for loosening dirt prior to planting. There is a flat wooden handle at top center front.
Object Name Fork, Hay Lifting
Collection 3D - Agricultural Tools & Equipment
Title Single 4-prong Hay Fork
Date 1900-1930
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text n/a
Provenance Part of the Runnymede Farm Collection; purchased at Turlock Auction.
Dimensions H-36 W-67 D-24 inches
Search Terms Agriculture
Agriculture Technology
Farm Equipment
Farm Implements
Farming Technology
Hay Forks
Runnymede Farm Collection
Subjects Agricultural machinery & implements
Harvesting machinery