1 / 5
Mystery tools
2 / 5
Bog cutter
3 / 5
Unknown tool
4 / 5
Wire tightener
5 / 5
Wire tightener

The genius of pioneer inventors can confound us. Countless contraptions that revolutionized farming in the 19th and early 20th centuries have become contemporary curiosities, or even mysteries. Here are three sent in by readers. Do you know what they are?

November’s mystery tools

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