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Catalog Number RF2003.057
Description Knapp hillside walking plow, 1906. Plow has oak wooden beam and handles with clear varnish and iron parts, painted green. There is a seven-hole harness at front, a small iron wheel affixed between two V-shaped brackets in front and an iron rod with loop end between top center of handles used for adjusting plow from one side to the other so that plowing is all in the same direction, perpendicualr to the slope as farmer walks back and forth.
Object Name Plow, Hillside
Collection 3D - Agricultural Tools & Equipment
Title Knapp Hillside Walking Plow, 1906
Date 1906
Creator Knapp
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "San Mateo Co. Design & Mfg R.I. 1906" (cast in frame--according to notes provided by Runnymede)
Provenance Part of the Runnymede Farm Collection; collected from Bob Senz / Jack Olsen, Half Moon Bay.
Dimensions H-35 W-24 D-84 inches
Search Terms Agriculture Technology
Farm Equipment
Farm Implements
Farming
Farming Technology
Half Moon Bay
Knapp, R.I.
Plows
Runnymede Farm Collection
Subjects Agricultural machinery & implements
Agriculture
Farming
Plowing
Plows