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New Holland Baler

Location: New Holland, PA, USA
Date: 1937

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

Tags: Era: 1930s
Innovation designated by:
New Holland Baler
Address:
508 W Main St
New Holland, PA, USA

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