Celebrating Hay Tools

Collectors gather for the first-ever Hay Tool Swap Meet and Show.

Dale Smithhisler with his prize: a salesman’s sample of a Myers Cloverleaf trolley. Shown here with its full-size brother, the sample is the kind of thing that stops other collectors dead in their tracks. The piece is just under a century old, Dale says, and is completely intact, a rarity in itself.