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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
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ear of axle Above Below Upon cutter-frame in front of axle. Independent of tongue. Principles of action. Showing modes of connecting the cutting apparatus with the frame. Showing (11, 12) modes of connection of the cutting apparatus with the frame; (13-20) modes of driving cutters. Showing (21) mode of driving cutter; (22-30) styles of cutters; (31-36) track-clearers. In Fig. 3247 a steam-engine is shown as adapted to operating the implement. In some parts of Solano County, California, where the grain and grass are very short, an apron is fitted under the sickle of the mower, which catches all the grass, and when full dumps it in piles. Grass and grain not over three inches in hight are thus secured, in some cases at the rate of a ton to an acre. The smallest description of mower is that for mowing lawns, which is pushed by the gardener so as to cut the grass before it is tramped. It weighs about 30 pounds and cuts a swath of 10 inches. The cylinder has s