Working Out the Kinks of Steam Plowing

Steam plowing moves past John Fowler’s two-engine system of steam cultivation

Winding Drum Steam Plow
A good view of the winding drum on a 1918 16 nhp Fowler plowing engine (no. 15183) at the Fourth Great Challenge in 2002. This engine has a 600-yard rope drum. 
Photo courtesy U.K. Steam Plough Club archives