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Plant digger at Niles, California. When the digger has been pulled thru to the engine it is placed upon the stoneboat at left of picture and drawn to the opposite end of the rows by a mule. The engine is shifted opposite the new row and the operation is repeated. Note that there are two lines of cable each of which is attached to one side of the V shaped plow. Note also chains and block and tackle by means of which a team moves the engine. Engine is a 4 cylinder Cadillac Auto power plant. Chain drive to drums.






Title:

Plant digger at Niles, California. When the digger has been pulled thru to the engine it is placed upon the stoneboat at left of picture and drawn to the opposite end of the rows by a mule. The engine is shifted opposite the new row and the operation is repeated. Note that there are two lines of cable each of which is attached to one side of the V shaped plow. Note also chains and block and tackle by means of which a team moves the engine. Engine is a 4 cylinder Cadillac Auto power plant. Chain drive to drums.

Format:

still image

Accession No:

807

Date Created:

1920

Location:

Alameda County

People:

group picture, names unknown

Photographer:

Unknown

Plot:

exact ground location unclear, appears unknowable

Subject:

Tree planting
Niles (Calif.)
University of California - Forestry - Field trips
Tree planting equipment
Nurseries
Nurseries - California Nursery Company

Collection:

Metcalf

Rights:

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