J D Adams Road Patrol Road Grader
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys
N 38° 23.421 W 109° 27.245
12S E 635008 N 4250258
Quick Description: On display at the Hole 'n the Rock roadside attraction is this early horse or mule drawn road grader.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2009 9:13:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM7M29
Views: 9

Long Description:
J.D. Adams is credited with inventing the first successful leaning-wheel pull grader and this Road Patrol towed grader was built by the company he founded, the J.D. Adams & Company of Indianapolis. Dating from the 1890's this grader by towed by horses or mules, and was used to maintain the unpaved rural farm roads of that time.
Type of Equipment: Pulled grader - maintaining unpaved roads

Approximate age: 110 years old

Manufacturer and model: J D Adams and Company

Still in Use?: No

Hole 'n the Rock roadside attraction

Fee for Access: no

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