Stranded on the Manure Carrier

Fun on a northern Illinois farm quickly takes a turn for the worse when stuck in a manure carrier

Plans for dumping manure into a wagon outside a dairy barn
Plans for dumping manure into a wagon outside a dairy barn. These engravings were probably made before manure spreaders became common. The manure would have to be unloaded in the field by hand with a manure fork or shovel.