founded by Steve Melton
This is a wheelbarrow grass seed planter. A rope in the bottom is attached to a wiggle-waggle. This slides the rope back and forth to drop the seed.
"INVESTING IN THE FUTURE . . . BY PRESERVING THE PAST "
This view from inside the museum shows a John Deere horse-drawn check wire corn planter. Note the yellow check wire stakes by the wheels. Several years ago, I planted four acres of sweet corn with it and was able to cultivate both ways with it.
A horse-drawn John Deere reaper-binder for cutting grain. I used it to bundle oats for threshing at field day here.
This is a McCormick Deering threshing machine. Also, in the picture is a horse-drawn grain drill and 2 row corn cultivator. Also there is a John Deere G tractor here.