Manure Spreader
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 40° 03.093 W 111° 40.996
12T E 441720 N 4433702
Quick Description: This piece of Old Agricultural Equipment is on display at the corner of a building supplies outdoor yard in Salem, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2013 4:19:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ142
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 5

Long Description:
This special wagon was used to spread manure on the surface of a field to act as a fertilizer. The bars on the bed of the wagon would be drawn by the chains on their ends toward the rear of the wagon, causing the load of manure to be constantly shifted to the spreading apparatus. The spikes on rotating shafts would twirl while digging into the shifting load of manure, flinging it into the spinning augur at the very rear, which spread it from side to side. All of the moving parts were powered by gears attached to the axles of the wagon.
Use or Purpose of Equipment: Spreads manure on fields mechanically

Approximate age: 100 years

Still in Use?: No

Building supplies yard

Fee for Access: no

Manufacturer and model: Not listed

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