Muscling Through Time: the Pasto Agriculture Museum

The Pasto Agriculture Museum at Penn State University is preserving artifacts that demonstrate the central role of muscle power, human and animal, in the history of farming.

agriculture museum - horse drawn roller
Many exhibits at the Pasto Agriculture Museum are of devices invented to capture and employ animal power. This primitive, wooden, horse-drawn roller uses tree trunks to press broadcast seed into contact with the soil.
Photo: Farm Collector Magazine Staff