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Near Syracuse in Davis County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Bailers

 
 
Bailers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Connor Olson, April 16, 2021
1. Bailers Marker
Inscription.  

Farmers used bailers in both hay and grain production.

Hay and straw had to be hauled to and hand-fed into the baler for processing. This process could be dangerous to operators because their hands and arms could be sucked into the machinery. Power Take Off shafts (PTOS) were invented in the 1930s and added on tractors. This allowed the bailer to directly uptake hay from field rows. This increased efficiency and worker safety.
 
Erected by Utah State Parks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture.
 
Location. 40° 55.576′ N, 112° 10.012′ W. Marker is near Syracuse, Utah, in Davis County. Marker can be reached from Antelope Island Road. The marker is located at the Fielding Garr Ranch Historic Site, Antelope Island State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Syracuse UT 84075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horse-Drawn Wagons (here, next to this marker); Combines (within shouting distance of this marker); Sickle Mowers (within

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shouting distance of this marker); The Fielding Garr Ranch (within shouting distance of this marker); Transportation (within shouting distance of this marker); Trucks (within shouting distance of this marker); Tractors (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rippers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
 
Bailer image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Connor Olson, April 16, 2021
2. Bailer
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2021, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2021, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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