'Wasn't anything easy about haying.'

Bert Aikman>UIS Collection A's>UIS Collection, Segment 21

'Wasn't anything easy about haying.',

duration 02:44

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Bert gives a description of haying equipment & work involved in raking hay with horse-pulled rake. Description of hay-rake. Hay raked better in the morning when a bit wet, but baling work needed hay to be dry, so it was usually raked twice. "…wasn't anything easy about haying…" Bert goes on to tell how this hard work made you eat like a horse & how grain had to be hauled in "tight" wagons.