Corn sled


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Corn sled

A horse-drawn sled with a cutting knife jutting out from one side. The sled could be used as an alternative to the earlier described Corn knife.
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There were many variations on the corn sled, but it was basically a wooden platform, usually mounted on heavy wooden runners, with one or more fixed, angled blades attached.
Even though corn sleds and binders were in widespread use in the corn belt by 1919, eastern farmers, who typically raised only 10 or 20 acres of corn each year, were reluctant to spend the money required to buy one of these machines.