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World War I took a toll the on horses. Barbed wire, rapid-fire machine guns and more accurate and deadly explosive artillery were difficult to contend with.

Probably the first patent for a form of barbed wire was issued to Leonce Grassin-Baledans in 1860 in France during World War I.

Beeman's garden tractors were one the first to advertise value over horses.

During the early years, both large and small manufacturers took a fling at building tractors, along with various tinkerers, dreamers and outright crooks.

As a result of World War I, farm help was scarce and expensive so gasoline tractors were becoming more and more popular on American farms.

Learn more about the history of Slater and Brown's Cotton Mill that opened in Pawtucket, R.I. in 1790.

The Buckeye Agricultural Museum and Education Center will showcase the history of agriculture across northeast Ohio.

Tom Downing enjoys seeing steam engine photos shared by various enthusiasts and appreciates the preservation of history.

In 2017, the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 125 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same family.

Before the internal combustion engine was perfected or steam power became popular, animals were used to supplement human brawn as a power source.
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