While the guys were clearing out brush, fallen trees & vines beside our house, they came across this historic hay rake! Rakes like these were used to cultivate hay back in the early 1900's.
Here it is sitting upright, with the rakes resting lightly against the ground.
Leaning forward, rakes in the air:
Up-close shot of the rakes:
It appears the brand Champion is printed in the seat.
This property was a historic farm back in the 1700's, 1800's and early 1900's. I can picture this being pulled by horses out in the fields.