Economics: Efficiency
Engraving of an adjustable switch real rake patented in 1865.
Adjustable Switch Reel Rake--Patented 1865
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 15.
Engraving of an adjustable switch reel rake.
Adjustable Switch Reel Rake--Patented 1884
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 15.
Advertisement for Comstock's New Horticultural Implements.
Advertisement for Comstock's Horticultural Implements
American Agriculturalist 29 (1879), 118.
1950 Advertisement for John Deere tractors.
Advertisement for John Deere Tractors
American Agriculturalist 147 (2 December 1950), 19.
Broadside for the American Cow Milker.
Broadside for Walter A. Wood Mowing & Reaping Machine Co.
Engraving of a steampowered combine patented in 1879.
Combine--Patented 1879
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 17.
Boy delivering milk to a factory.
Delivery of Milk at Factory
Harper's New Monthly Magazine 51, no. 306 (November 1875).
Wooden two-piece flail.
Flail
Gift of Ivan and Marilyn Karp
Engraving of a man thrashing grain.
Flail Thrashing Machine
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 23.
Freight voucher for DJ Hartford & Sons.
Grain cradle.
Grain Cradle
Gift of Mrs. Ed Klock
Haying, by Theodore Robinson.
Haying
Gift of Stephen C. Clark
Letter from Thomas Taggart to J.P. Meyers in reference to the Hinman Milking Machine Company's machines.
Letter in Hinman Milking Machine Trade Catalog
Thomas Taggert to J.P. Meyers (1917), Hinman Milking Machine Co. Trade Catalog, Oneida, NY: Hinman Milking Machine Co., c. 1918.
Loading dock at a Wegmans store.
Loading Dock
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.
Advertisement for the
Todd's General Store with porch.
General store pulley.
List of rates of toll set by the Canal Board in 1875.
Engraving of a self raker harvester for reaping grain, patented 1855.
Reaper--Patented 1855
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), The Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 15.
Engraving of a family reaping grain by hand.
Reaping--18th Century
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), The Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 15.
Catalog advertisement for Economy King Cream Separators in the 1917 Sears Roebuck Catalog.
Sears Roebuck Catalog Advertisement
"Economy King Cream Separators," Sears Roebuck Catalog, 1917, 1327.
Shopping cart full of groceries.
Shopping Cart
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.
Engraving of two men threshing with flails.
Threshing Grain
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 23.
Engraving of men using a steampowered threshing machine.
Threshing with Steampower
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 23.
Woman milking cows with Hinman Units.
Woman Operating Three Hinman Units
Hinman Milking Machine Co. Trade Catalog, Oneida, NY: Hinman Milking Machine Co., c. 1918.