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John Deere Moldboard Plow

Location: Grand Detour, IL, USA
Date: 1837Creator(s): Deere, John

On this site in 1837 John Deere built the first successful self-scouring steel plow, thereby making a significant contribution to the development of American agriculture. Dedicated by American Society of Agricultural Engineers 1976

Era: 1830-1839
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John Deere Moldboard Plow
Courtesy Flickr/Dwight Sipler (CC BY 2.0)
moldboards of a modern plow
The John Deere Historic Site
8334 S. Clinton Street
Grand Detour, IL, USA

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