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Farming


Images of farming in the New Buildings area from the past and present.

McMonagle's three horse binder at Greerstown
The three Horse binder

McMonagle's three horse binder at Greerstown. Most farms would only have used two horses. c1940.
John James Watson working with his two horses in a potato field at Dunhugh c1940
Horses

John James Watson working with his two horses in a potato field at Dunhugh c1940

John James Watson and his farm workers working on his land at Dunhugh with one of his two horses.
Working at the hay

John James Watson and his farm workers working on his land at Dunhugh with one of his two horses.

Potato digging and bagging at Greerstown in 1982
Potato digging

Potato digging and bagging at Greerstown in 1982. The Gortinure rath can be seen in the group of trees in the middle distance.

Cutting corn at Greerstown in 1949 using an Oliver tractor towing a Deering binder.
Cutting corn

Cutting corn at Greerstown in 1949 using an Oliver tractor towing a Deering binder.

Fordson tractor towing a binder used to harvest oats at the Roulston farm at Rossnagalliagh in the 1950's.
Harvesting oars Rossnagalliagh

Fordson tractor towing a binder used to harvest oats at the Roulston farm at Rossnagalliagh in the 1950's.

Marshall tractor being used to tow harrows at the Todd farm at Greerstown in the 1940's
Marshall tractor - 1940s

Marshall tractor being used to tow harrows at the Todd farm at Greerstown in the 1940's





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