School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

Adamstown, Co. Wexford
D. Curtis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 111

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The drill plough is very much like the wheel-plough, except that there are two mould-boards on it.
Drill-ploughs are drawn by two horses, and they are made in Wexford by "Pierce."

The Phosphate Sower :
The phosphate sower is used for sowing phosphate and lime.
It is made up of a body, two big wheels, and two shafts.
The body is made of a box about five or five and a half feet long.
It is about one and a quarter feet wide, and a foot high.
The wheels are made of iron, and they are about four and a

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