How It Works: Twine Knotter on a Grain Binder
Although balers with their own pick-up assembly were available as early as the 1930s, the real key to success was the automatic tie baler that allowed one man to pick up and bale hay in the field without additional help.
The key, of course, was the automatic knotter. Ironically, automatic knotters on modern balers work so quickly that even some farmers don’t fully understand how they work. The following video explanation was sent in by Dave Braun, Sheboygan, Wis.
Can Anyone Identify this Chassis?
Know your farm equipment? Then see if you can help identify this mysterious chassis!
A Testament to Craftsmanship
Early pump and motor showcase uncommon attention to detail.
Iron Age Ads: The Louden Machinery Company
The Louden Company built a wide variety of barn equipment items, some of which can be seen in these vintage advertisements.