School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

Adamstown, Co. Wexford
D. Curtis

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Farm Implements

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 104

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The Hay-rake :

A hay-rake is used for making hay into heaps in the field when it has been cut.
It is made of a hollow bar of iron and thirteen smaller bars of steel.
The bar of iron is about eleven feet long and about nine inches in circumference.
The bars of steel are passed through the other bar so that the portions of the bars, which project at each side are the same length, and are perpendicular to it.
Each of those bars are about three feet nine inches long, and about

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