Hay press, Stockholm, ca. 1920

Contributed by Stockholm Historical Society

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Description

Large, wood construction press for compressing hay bales by means of horse power pulling a steel cable that rotates a large wooden wheel and pulls sides of press together, the hay thus compressed is held together by long, wires wrapped around the bale.

he bale weighs many hundred of pounds. It is thought to have been in use in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hay press, Stockholm, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Location: Stockholm, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Dimensions: 300 cm x 120 cm x 120 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Stockholm Historical Society
280 Main Street, Stockholm, ME 04783
(207) 896-5759

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