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New Holland Baler - 1976

Dedication Year: 1976

Location: Sperry New Holland, PA

Plaque Wording: Designated an Historic Landmark of Agricultural Engineering This machine is the world's first successful automatic pickup, self-tying hay baler. Its invention was a significant contribution to the development of American Agriculture. The baler was invented and hand-built in 1937 at Farmersville, Pa., a few miles from here. After testing and improvement, some production models were made at Kinzers, Pa. Balers of this type were first mass-produced in 1940 by the New Holland Machine Company. Dedicated by American Society of Agricultural Engineers 1976

 

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