Re: Photo: LV Boxcar 62182 With Weed Chains Load
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On Sunday, May 3, 2020, 16:42, Lee via groups.io <leetrains@...> wrote:
I’m thinking these may have been chains that had sharpened edges that were dragged behind a tractor or run off a PTO driven propeller under a platform deck. Would cut the weeds and thicker grasses without disturbing the ground too much and creating a lot of dust. Plus if it hit a rock they didn’t create sparks or bust a typical blade.
On Sunday, May 3, 2020, 13:10, Charles Peck <lnnrr152@...> wrote:
Snow chains were invented by Harry Weed in 1904.
Photo: LV Boxcar 62182 With Weed Chains Load
A 1915 photo from the Utah State Historical Society:
From the text on the banner I guess those folks in Utah had been using their electric weed-whackers before this car arrived, assuming that earlier they had received a carload of extension cords.
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