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Ploughing Collection

Background imagePloughing Collection: Horses pulling the plough

Horses pulling the plough
Two heavy horses, pull a farmers plough through a newly cut cornfield. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePloughing Collection: Shire horse team during Ploughing Match

Shire horse team during Ploughing Match
A team of white Shire horses competing in a ploughing match. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePloughing Collection: Shire Horses pull the plough

Shire Horses pull the plough
A team of two white shire horses pull a light plough across a field of recently cut corn. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing a field

Ploughing a field
A farmer operating a hand plough, pulled by a team of two white horses. Watercolour painting by Raymond Sheppard

Background imagePloughing Collection: Womens Land Army Poster

Womens Land Army Poster
Poster recruiting women to the National Service Womens Land Army during World War One, depicting a land girl guiding a plough across a field

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowlers Steam Engine

Fowlers Steam Engine
Fowlers patent engine and windlass for steam-ploughing

Background imagePloughing Collection: A team of working horses at work

A team of working horses at work in the fields ploughing. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imagePloughing Collection: Horse Plough

Horse Plough
Pair-horse single furrow ploughing in the autumn, on a farm in Essex, England

Background imagePloughing Collection: Farmer and team of working horses plough a field

Farmer and team of working horses plough a field
A team of two heavy horses plough a field, watched by a large crow and a pet springer spaniel. Watercolour painting by Malcom Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imagePloughing Collection: 19th Century Ploughs

19th Century Ploughs
Kentish turn-wrest plough Old Norfolk plough Rotheram plough Paring plough Lord Somervilles double plough

Background imagePloughing Collection: Four-horse Ploughing team at work - South Downs, East Sussex

Four-horse Ploughing team at work - South Downs, East Sussex
Sons of the soil - A four-horse Ploughing team at work in on the South Downs - East Sussex. Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePloughing Collection: Le Sillon

Le Sillon
Poster for Le Sillon, Belgium

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing up England

Ploughing up England
Map showing the extent of the Ploughing Up England Campaign designed to maximise farm produce during World War Two

Background imagePloughing Collection: A pair of Suffolk Punch working horses pull a plough

A pair of Suffolk Punch working horses pull a plough in a stubble field in Suffolk, England. A young woman leads the horses and a man handles the plough Date: 2010

Background imagePloughing Collection: McLaren Ploughing Engine BD5504

McLaren Ploughing Engine BD5504
McLaren Ploughing Engine, regn. BD5504, number 1552, Hero. Built by J&H McLaren & Co. at Hunslet in 1919, powered by a 16 Nhp compound steam engine. Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imagePloughing Collection: A pair of chestnut Suffolk Punch working horses in harness

A pair of chestnut Suffolk Punch working horses in harness with blinkers, Suffolk, England Date: 2010

Background imagePloughing Collection: Man ploughing with gas mask, September 1939

Man ploughing with gas mask, September 1939
Man photographed as he ploughs his field in Surrey. The Sphere notes his gas mask which he hangs from the handle of his plough. Date: 1939

Background imagePloughing Collection: Tractor Ploughing

Tractor Ploughing
A tractor ploughing over autumn stubble beneath ominous electricity grid pylons on a farm in Suffolk, England

Background imagePloughing Collection: Kentish Cider Drinkers

Kentish Cider Drinkers
After a hard morning ploughing, two Kentish farm workers take a well earned break and pour themselves a mug of cider from a pottery flask

Background imagePloughing Collection: Farming in Middle Ages

Farming in Middle Ages
A farming scene in the middle ages (allegedly England, but more likely Germany) showing a farmer with a horse-drawn plough carving up his field, a watermill and cattle

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15451, 'Victory'

Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15451, 'Victory'
Fowler BB1-class Ploughing Engine number: 15451, 'Victory', regn SD 9378, at Newark on 12 June 1971. Date: 1971

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15182, 'Achilles'

Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15182, 'Achilles'
Fowler BB1-class Ploughing Engine number: 15182, 'Achilles', regn HO 5869, at Banbury on 26 May 1974. Date: 1974

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15436 'Princess Mary'

Fowler Ploughing Engine number: 15436 'Princess Mary', regn NO1364, at Harewood House on 28 August 1972. (John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Background imagePloughing Collection: Garrett Ploughing Tractor 33180, 'The Joker'

Garrett Ploughing Tractor 33180, 'The Joker' (aka 'The Suffolk Punch'), regn BJ 4483, One of four built; the first direct ploughing steam traction engine. Seen at Stourpaine on 26 September 1976

Background imagePloughing Collection: Electric telegraph used in Crimean War, 1854

Electric telegraph used in Crimean War, 1854
Electric telegraph used in the Crimean War, 1854. The plough for laying the wire. The wire is deposited by a subsoil plough in the ground

Background imagePloughing Collection: Silhouette, Ploughman with plough and horses

Silhouette, Ploughman with plough and horses

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine team

Fowler Ploughing Engine team
Unidentified Fowler Ploughing Engine team. Ploughing engines worked as pairs and were usually consecutive build numbers and registration numbers. Date: 1959

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine YB1269 in action

Fowler Ploughing Engine YB1269 in action
Fowler Ploughing Engine, regn. YB1269 in action. Built by John Fowler & Co. in Leeds. Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine HR4261

Fowler Ploughing Engine HR4261
Fowler Ploughing Engine, regn. HR4261, number 15420, Sir John. Built in 1920 by John Fowler & Co. in Leeds, powered by a 16 Nhp compound steam engine. Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler traction engine No 7786 Alfred

Fowler traction engine No 7786 Alfred, built in 1898, at the 1959 Andover Steam Rally. (Alfred had also attended at the rally in 1956) (John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet, Leeds)

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine HR3399 Master

Fowler Ploughing Engine HR3399 Master (msn 15408), built 1918, at the 1959 Crystal Palace Steam rally. (John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine NO4630 Wilbur

Fowler Ploughing Engine NO4630 Wilbur (msn 14712), built 1917, at the 1959 Andover Steam Rally. (John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine NO1364 Princess Mary

Fowler Ploughing Engine NO1364 Princess Mary (msn 15436), built 1920, at the 1959 Andover Steam Rally. (John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Background imagePloughing Collection: Farmer ploughing using two working mules Njegusi, Montenegro

Farmer ploughing using two working mules Njegusi, Montenegro
A farmer ploughs the soil using two working mules to pull his plough in the village of Njegusi in the Cetinje Municipality of southern Montenegro, This is on the slopes of Mount Lovcen

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing on the Canadian Prairies, early 1900s

Ploughing on the Canadian Prairies, early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing on the Prairies, Canada

Ploughing on the Prairies, Canada Date: early 1900s

Background imagePloughing Collection: Tractor plowing South Dakota USA early 1900s

Tractor plowing South Dakota USA early 1900s

Background imagePloughing Collection: Plowing and spreading manure Nebraska USA early 1900s

Plowing and spreading manure Nebraska USA early 1900s

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing with oxen in England

Ploughing with oxen in England

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing with oxen in Scotland Victorian period

Ploughing with oxen in Scotland Victorian period

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing with horses Victorian period

Ploughing with horses Victorian period

Background imagePloughing Collection: Farming - Ploughing Match - Victorian period

Farming - Ploughing Match - Victorian period

Background imagePloughing Collection: Ploughing match

Ploughing match

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number 13880

Fowler Ploughing Engine number 13880, reg. NO 371, at Pirton on 29 May 1971. Date: 1971

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number 1641

Fowler Ploughing Engine number 1641, reg. NR 1212, at Kegworth on 25 July 1970. Date: 1970

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number 14381 Excalibur

Fowler Ploughing Engine number 14381 Excalibur, reg. NM 558, at Hinkley on 2 September 1972. Date: 1972

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine number 14383 Prince

Fowler Ploughing Engine number 14383 Prince, reg. NM 1284, at Pirton on 28 May 1971. Date: 1971

Background imagePloughing Collection: Fowler Ploughing Engine £15336 Yorkshire Lad

Fowler Ploughing Engine £15336 Yorkshire Lad, reg DO 1721, at Stamford on 27 June 1970. Date: 1970



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