McCormick-Deering No. 7 mower - Boundary Museum, Grand Forks, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 01.130 W 118° 30.393
11U E 389850 N 5430643
Quick Description: There are actually 2 almost identical mowers on display. The second, model unknown, probably predates this one.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 11/30/2012 4:26:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMFTTW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member graylling
Views: 1

Long Description:
Manufactured between 1929 & 1939, these side delivery sickle mowers were extremely popular in their time. Originally horse drawn, this one has been modified to hitch to a tractor. Ground powered, in a heavy hay crop they required a fair amount of strength from the horses and were difficult to use when the ground was damp or wet, as the wheels were unable to gain traction.

Here's a Farmall sales brochure, date unknown: (visit link)
Use or Purpose of Equipment: Mowing grass and hay.

Approximate age: 73 to 83 years.

Manufacturer and model: International Harvester (McCormick-Deering was only their sales arm).

Still in Use?: No

This mower is located just north of the entrance to the museum, along Reservoir Road. The museum itself is about 1 mile north on Reservoir Road, which runs north off Highway 3 at the extreme western edge of Grand Forks.

Fee for Access: no

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