Eclectic Collection: Antique Farm Relics Find Two Unique Homes

Vintage farm pieces reside in a 68-foot round barn and a former hardware store

This Canadian-built threshing machine dates to the 1860s. Much of the construction is of wood, but steel pins were used on the cylinder. Powered by a horse power, the piece was designed to be moved by hand, using two 8-inch wheels positioned under the center. Original paint on the side reads,
This Canadian-built threshing machine dates to the 1860s. Much of the construction is of wood, but steel pins were used on the cylinder. Powered by a horse power, the piece was designed to be moved by hand, using two 8-inch wheels positioned under the center. Original paint on the side reads, "par A.R. DesJardins, St. Andre, Kamouraska."
Eugene Blake