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Researching Romaine-Crosskill diggers

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Greetings from a Brit in Costa Rica! I am trying to research the Romaine-Crosskill digger, which was one of the first rotary tillers, built in 1857. Was Romaine and/or Crosskill an actual person - or only a type of rotary tiller? If Romaine and/or Crosskill were the inventors/developers, can anyone please direct me to a short biography? Any help readers can give would be highly appreciated.

- John Chisman
Apdo 327-6100
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
(506) 249-4161
e-mail: chismanj@hotmail.com