Remembering the Past: Farm Equipment No Longer in Use

Challenge #8 in the Remembering the Past series. Hosted by libertylady.
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This equipment can be tractors, trucks, or large implements that are no longer used. They can be abandoned and rusty or used as decoration. They should not be toys or copies of old equipment but should have been used in agriculture at one time. Equipment for this challenge does not include hand held implements or buildings such as grain elevators or barns. Old equipment in museums is allowed. THERE MUST BE A TITLE. Location must be at least a country, if not the specific location found. Old equipment in museums is allowed.
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Restored Beauty, with steam up!
by LouM
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Agricultural steam traction in the U.S.A. mid west was an improvement over horses, allowing one farmily to work a much larger farm. However, it was expensive, high maintenance, and unreliable, so it was short lived. Richfield, WI Heritage Park Threseree.
Submitted: Thursday, 31st May, 2012 03:54 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 18th September, 2010
Focal length: 47 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 400
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