Walking plow owned by Joshua Lyles

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Manufactured by
Brinly - Hardy Company, American, founded 1839
Owned by
Lyles, Joshua, American
Medium
steel, wood
Dimensions
H x W x D (2012.155.11.1 plow): 10 1/4 x 30 x 65 in. (26 x 76.2 x 165.1 cm)
H x W x D (2012.155.11.2 horseshoe): 7/8 × 5 11/16 × 6 1/8 in. (2.2 × 14.5 × 15.5 cm)
Type
plows (agricultural equipment)
Place used
Lyles Station, Gibson County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
after 1915
Description
A steel walking plow with a wood handle and beam owned by Joshua Lyles. The plow has a moldboard on the right side. Embossed on the left side of the plow near the beam is "BRINLY'S / TRADE MARK / BRONCHO." Attached to the plow with metal bolts is a wooden beam. At the front of the beam a metal hitch is attached. A single wood handle is attached to the right side of the beam near the plow.
Topic
African American
Agriculture
Communities
Rural life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Lyles Station Historic Preservation Corporation
Object number
2012.155.11.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Agricultural
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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