Parker's Stationary Thrashing Machine, Idaho Parker family photo

Parker's Stationary Thrashing Machine, Idaho

Taken at Parker Ranch, Culdesac (?), Idaho USA.

Grandpa (no first name given) Parker's stationary thrashing machine on the Parker family ranch in Idaho.

Grandpa (no first name given) Parker's stationary thrashing machine on the Parker family ranch in Idaho.

Daniel Pinna Ah how cool! Thrashing machines, or "threshing machines" were invented by Scottish mechanical engineer Andrew Meikle in 1784. Thrashing machines were a revolutionary invention. These machines separated grain from stalks and husks as opposed to having to do so by hand.
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