Before there was horsepower, well, there was horsepower!

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty

Before we had horsepower, well, we had horsepower

We didn’t always have John Deer tractors in our lives to make farming easier with their large wheels and huge horse power. Before there was horsepower, well, there was horsepower and the tools we had to plow the fields were pulled by one, maybe two horses, but, that was all the horse power it needed.

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Todd Clark (broker w/ Ken's Home Team)
Keller Williams Realty
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Rainmaker
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Michael and Cheron Lange
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Great photo Todd...there is nothing like being reminded of history!  We definitely have it good now, huh?!  :)

 

September 14, 2011 05:14 PM
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Maggie McFarland
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What a fastastic shot Todd! I love this! It would look great in B & W too!

September 14, 2011 10:31 PM
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Brenda Archambault
The Real Estate Investment Institute

Todd,

What a good reminder of how far we have come. Both of my grandfathers had mowers like that, I can remember my Mothers father using his with a team of mules. But then as our daughter like to remind I was born in the 1st half of the last century.

September 14, 2011 10:55 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
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Todd, there are still some Amish farms up in Pennsylvania that use horse-power for their farming. 

September 15, 2011 10:09 AM
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Everyone is always talking about horsepower this horsepower that. I would take ox power anyday of the week and twice on Saturday! Are they easier to control then a horse??? lol ( J )

September 15, 2011 11:59 AM
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