Early Days of Steam Plowing in the U.K.

A look at steam plowing in the fields of Great Britain in the mid-1800s, and how it differed from steam power in the U.S.

Roundabout System Of Plowing
Howard’s “roundabout” system of plowing used a single stationary engine and a double winch.
Drawing from the 1868 edition of The National Encyclopedia, A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge