When he'd finished, he motioned for the farmers to meet with him by the grain binder
. Then, speaking in Bohemian, John explained how to repair the machine if the knotter ever became a problem again.
I put the toolbox from an International Harvester grain binder
on one side and two horseshoes on the other to hold reading materials.
These little packets of dynamite, when grained and hardened down, would haul a grain binder
all day and often pull a buggy all night chasing girls.
production was controlled by one firm...
Subsequent acquisitions include a ground-powered sickle bar mower, grain binder
, Fairbanks-Morse and Sandwich hit-and-miss engines, plows, disks, drags, planter, gristmill and two wagons.
About six listings from the end, there was a set of dollies for a grain binder
. Three listings from the end, there was a 16- by 20-foot shed full of home-sawed lumber stacked 3 feet deep the length and depth of the shed.
Both machines used a horizontal moving canvas behind the cutter bar or pickup reel and an angled pair of canvases, like those on a grain binder
, to raise the hay and drop it on the chopper's feed table.
As a boy growing up in the hill country of Crawford County in southwest Wisconsin, outside of Seneca, I relished the times when we shocked oats with a McCormick-Deering grain binder
and threshed bundles with a McCormick-Deering thresher.
For Arnold, a Deering grain binder
was just another piece of equipment to add to his collection of red machinery dating to the 1920s-'30s.
The Wood-Locke wire-tie grain binder
was a success and sold well even though the use of wire had its disadvantages.
Our three horses pulled the McCormick-Deering 8-foot grain binder
. That big bull wheel made all the mechanisms work, necessitating a three-horse system in the Scheckel oats fields.
In the 1930s he owned a ground-driven 8-foot grain binder
. In 1937 he traded that for a PTO 10-foot IHC grain binder
; in 1938 he purchased a 2-row IHC PTO corn binder.