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A McCormick-Deering grain binder, similar to the one we used on our farm when I was a kid, at work in oats.
A McCormick-Deering grain binder, similar to the one we used on our farm when I was a kid, at work in oats. The grain binder not only cut the grain, but also automatically tied the gavels into sheaves. In this 2006 photo Tommy Flowers, Blackville, S.C., works with his Brabant Belgian horses (Rocky, since deceased, is shown on the off side; Bulah on the near).
Sam Moore