Utilizing Draft Animal Pulling Power

Draft animals like horses, mules and cattle once provided pulling power for threshing machines

The Westinghouse two-horse tread power and No. 4 thresher from the 1886 Westinghouse Co. catalog
The Westinghouse two-horse tread power and No. 4 thresher from the 1886 Westinghouse Co. catalog: If bought as a set, this combination sold for $525. An elevator for bagging and tallying grain was an extra $25.