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Mystery Photo!

 
  • What was this piece of equipment called?

  • How did 19th century farmers use it?

  • Why was it invented?

Mystery Photo

After examining this image, write your response in an email message to your teacher or exchange ideas with a friend.

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Think you know the answer?

Learn about other weird and unusual inventions at the Invention Convention.


Photo used by permission from the State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City.

 

 
   
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