Economics: Technology
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.
Broadside for the American Cow Milker.
Seed bag.
Broadcast Seeding Bag
Gift of Earl and Phyllis Van Alstine
Broadside for Walter A. Wood Mowing & Reaping Machine Co.
Iron chopping knife with wooden handle.
Engraving of a woman churning butter.
Churning Butter
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), The Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 34.
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).
July 16, 1878 diary entry written by Marshall Fairbanks.
An image of drip irrigation
Drip Irrigation
Image of drip irrigiation, National Gardening Association, 2005.
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.
Grain cradle.
Grain Cradle
Gift of Mrs. Ed Klock
Harrow.
Metal hay knife with wooden handle.
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.
Women in creamery with milk pans.
Milk Pans
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), The Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 33.
Roll of newsprint paper attached to web offset press.
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.
Soaker Hose
Soaker Hose
Photograph of soaker hose, National Gardening Association, 2005.
Image of a typical sprinkler.
Sprinkler
Photograph of a sprinkler, National Gardening Association, 2005.
Stagecoach.
Stagecoach
Gift of George Duffy
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.
Web offset press.
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.