Story: Rural workers

Eight teams (2nd of 3)

Eight teams

Eight four-horse teams plough a 160-hectare paddock in South Canterbury in 1912. The teams worked together, with each team ploughing on the inside of the one in front, so they followed an ever-decreasing circuit.

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Reference: Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1912, C-1

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Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - Grain and crops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17208/eight-teams (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008