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Parallel Calked Horseshoes Vs. Perpendicular Calked Horseshoes
United States; Farriers; Transportation; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Ironwork; Horses; Horseshoes; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop
Calks are knob-like structures that are placed on a horseshoe to keep the horse from slipping. Calks are placed on the ends of the shoe and/or on the toe. Parallel calked horseshoes have their calking...
Blunt Calked Horseshoes Vs. Sharp Calked Horseshoes
United States; Farriers; Ironwork; Blacksmiths; Blacksmithing; Horses; Calking; Hooves
Calks were knob-like structures placed on a horseshoe to prevent a horse from slipping. Blunt calks are box shaped, the top being most obviously flat. Sharp calks come to a point at the top and look triangular...
V23272--Evolution of the Sickle and Flail--33--Horse harvester at Walla Walla, Washington
Harvesting machinery; Stereographs; Agriculture; Equipment; Harvesting machinery; Horses
Black and white stereograph slide of a horse harvester in Walla Walla, Washington.
Shirley Corn and Horse Show
McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Horses; Festivals; Celebrations
The entrance to the main tent at the 1912 Shirley Corn and Horse Show was decorated with cornstalks. Hundreds came to celebrate the corn harvest.
Race Track, Champaign County Fair, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Fairs; Festivals; Celebrations; Horses; Horse racing
Race Track, Champaign County Fair, July 31, 1940.
Framed print of barnyard scene
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Art; Decor; Decoration; Interior; Barn; Farm; Animals; Prints
Interior scene of a barn with animals (horses, pigs, goat, rabbits, ducks, cat, rooster, pigeons, goose) and man and woman. Horses stand to right of scene. Black horse is covered with a blanket that a...
Framed print of George Washington
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Print; Prints; Art; Decor; Decoration; President
Print of George Washington mounted on a white horse. Washington is lifting a cap over his head. Horse and background are white, ground below is green. In background is Washington's army. Washington is...
Print of Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Home and horse
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Springfield; Election; 1864; Lithograph; Print; Horses
"Mr. Lincoln, Residence and Horse/In Springfield, Illinois... On His Return". Lincoln on horseback, riding black horse, in front of home, waves top hat to crowd of well-dressed people. From SW corner....
McLean County, Illinois; Horses; Livestock; Agriculture; Transportation; Percheron horses
A Percheron horse stands in the foreground of the Stubblefield Stables. A lot of farm work was carried out with the help of Percheron or Norman horses, which were bred and sold in Normal, Illinois.
Horse Drawn Corn Picker
McLean County, Illinois; Harvesting machinery; Corn; Horses
A horse drawn corn picker harvests the crop in the early 1900s in McLean County.
Side Weight Horseshoes
United States; Farriers; Horses; Hoof; Hooves; Ironwork; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Early American transportation;
One side of the shoe was longer than the other, either the left or the right depending on which hoof of the horse it was placed on. The long side of the side weight shoe was always closest to the inside...
World War I; Cavalry; Horses; Soldiers; France; Transportation; Photographs
Black and white photograph of French cavalry.
Shattered caisson and dead horse, Gettysburg
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gettysburg Campaign, 1863; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Caissons; Civil War
Announcement, from the Logan and Lincoln law office
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Legal Document; Law; Paper; Communication
Written document from the Logan and Lincoln law office, giving details of legal case. Filman Hornbuckle v. John Parkepile in Menard County, regarding a stolen black horse. Written in black ink (slightly...
Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 2 (1846-1854)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Home; Models; Household; Housing;
On June 11, 1850, Lincoln wrote to Nathaniel Hay, a Springfield contractor, describing a brick retaining wall he wanted built: "I wish to build a front fence, on a brick foundation, at my house. I therefore...
Slide, Magic Lantern
United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy
A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene depicting circus performers. On the left is a man training a black horse. On the right are two acrobatic clowns performing stunts with papered hoops.
Illinois Central Railroad
Illinois Central Railroad; Railroads;
Pamphlet about the Illinois Central Railroad lands that were for sale in Illinois in 1858, contains a description of the lands, advantages of settling in Illinois, various letters in regard to soil, etc.,...
Print, Photographic (threshing scene)
Farming; Farmers; Celebrations; Threshing; Little, Allen Grant; Wheat; Illinois; Hensley Township, Illinois
Threshing scene on the Allen Grant Little farm, Hensley Township, Champaign County, Illinois. Right to left, Allen Grant Little and son Harvey. Charles V. True Jr. (no hat), Wylie True, and Kirker True....
French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Agriculture; Cahokia, Illinois; Jarrot, Nicholas, 1764-1820; Winter
Winter scene at Cahokia from a lithograph by J. S. Wild, published in 1841. Horses roam freely in the Commons. A couple in a sleigh are pulled by a horse. Another couple walks in the snow, the woman keeping...
Early Moldboard Plow
McLean County, Illinois; Plows; Corn;
This early moldboard plow was used to open new land for cornfields in spring.
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