Harvesting in the 20th Century with traction engine JS1237 and threshing machine.
This photo was taken at Bog of Resolis farm in 1953, the last year the machine was used on the farm. It was a No. 3 engine, Fowler 7hp, bought in 1927 and sold in 1963. Standing beside the sacks is Willie Matheson, and Roderick Matheson is standing on the mill, with Alex Munro sitting beside him.
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We have a large variety of agricultural photos, many of which show agriculture in the later 19th and early 20th century. Please do take time to view them as they give a real insight into the changes in agriculture.