On the Trail of the Mysterious Hackney Auto-Plow

Tracing the Hackney Auto-Plow, an early mechanized plow that performed multiple farm tasks

The Hackney wasn't just for plowing: This one is pulling a grain binder
The Hackney wasn't just for plowing: This one is pulling a grain binder. Note that this Auto-Plow is going the "wrong" direction, with the large wheels in back, and the small, single wheel in front, opposite of all other available photos.