Check-Row Planter Ended Era of Hand-Sowing Crops

Implement that led the way to farm mechanization now collectible antique farm equipment

A pair of check-planter anchors leaning against a press wheel with concave rim.
A pair of check-planter anchors leaning against a press wheel with concave rim. Steps on anchor rods were used to psh the anchor into the ground to stretch the check-wire or rope. Tighteners (shown on top of the wheel) could be mounted on rods, and used to help tighten the check-line.