Kōrero: Farm mechanisation

Horse-powered threshing machine

Horse-powered threshing machine

Horse power is used to operate a threshing machine at Temuka in 1861. The horses walk around a capstan, to which they are tethered. This power turns gears that run the threshing machine.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-020121; F

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James Watson, 'Farm mechanisation - Machines powered by humans and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18371/horse-powered-threshing-machine (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā James Watson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008