McCormick-Deering Walking Plow Model

Description (Brief):

The nature of farming dramatically changed in the 20th century through what came to be known as the Green Revolution. From the 1920s-1950s farming productivity rose dramatically due to mechanization, fertilizers, chemicals (fungicides, pesticides, herbicides) and the hybridization of plants and animals. Agricultural innovations continue to be important to farming today. While the museum has over a dozen full-size tractors and other pieces of farming equipment, most technical developments of the 20th century are represented in the collection through toys and models.

Description (Brief)

An unknown maker manufactured this model of a McCormick-Deering walking plow around 1944.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Agriculture, Agricultural Equipment Toys, Agriculture


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Roger W. McIntire and Mrs. Ellen J. McIntire

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0818.03Accession Number: 1986.0818Catalog Number: 1986.0818.03

Object Name: hay loader modelFour bottom gang plow modelwalking plow model

Measurements: overall: 5 in x 3 in x 13 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 33.02 cm


Record Id: nmah_1349824

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