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Oswego in Labette County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sulky Plow

 
 
Sulky Plow Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
1. Sulky Plow Marker
Inscription.
This plow was used by Ray and Ed Wiggins when they started farming west of Oswego in 1914.

Donated by Helen and Dick Doty
 
Erected by Oswego Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 10.104′ N, 95° 6.477′ W. Marker is in Oswego, Kansas, in Labette County. Marker is on 3rd Street near Merchant Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Plow is located in Thomas Park. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego KS 67356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Osage Indian Village (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); KATY Caboose Number 109 (approx. mile away); The Little Town Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); John A. Mathews Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riverside Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Riverside Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial Auditorium — Gymnasium (approx. 9 miles away); Parish of Sacred Heart - Chetopa (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
 
Also see . . .
1. Plowing with a Sulky Plow. (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sulky Plow vs. Gang Plow.
Sulky Plow image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
2. Sulky Plow
(Submitted on May 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Encyclopedia of American Farm Implements. (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureMan-Made Features
 
Sulky Plow and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
3. Sulky Plow and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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