AC Roto Baler Ahead of its Time


| 10/13/2016 8:37:00 AM


Tags: November 2016, Field Notes, John Haynes,

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This was called the AC roto baler and was manufactured by Allis-Chalmers. It made small round bales that were easy to handle. My dad, A.V. Haynes, had one he used on the farm in the 1950s-’60s. We filled the barn with hay and left the rest in the field. The weather didn’t seem to hurt it. Now everyone has gone to the big round bales.


John Haynes, Brownsville, Kentucky