Waterloo in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
International Harvester Horse-Drawn Hay Tedder
The hay tedder was introduced in the mid-1800s. It turned over the cut hay exposing it to the sun and wind, thereby speeding drying time in preparation for baling.
Donated by Henry Rahe
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture.
Location. 38° 19.549′ N, 90° 9.069′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Elaine Drive and Cathy Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 724 Elaine Dr, Waterloo IL 62298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sears Roebuck Handiman Jr. Walk-Behind Tractor (here, next to this marker); Twin City Thresher (here, next to this marker); John Deere Two Bottom Plow - Model 49C (a few steps from this marker); James Moore Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Corn Stalk Cutter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bellefontaine House (about 400 feet away); The Bellefontaine Bridge La Belle Fontaine (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
More about this marker. On the property of the Monroe Co. History Museum
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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