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Using the One-Man Pick-Up Baler

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Using the One-Man Pick-Up Baler


Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station.


Carter, Robert McCrillis, 1902-

Published: October 09, 2008,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections


This film is one of three produced In the 1940’s by Robert M. Carter and the University of Vermont Agricultural Expriment Station, as part of a study of hay harvesting techniques and costs in Vermont. This film documents use of the one-man pick-up baler.

Preservation and digitization of this film was made possible through a generous grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

Source Document

Original version: 16mm film, Special Collections, University of Vermont

Date of Source Document


Digital Format: moving image/mpeg4



Time period: 1940's

Format: moving image


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Using the One-Man Pick-Up Baler, Original version: 16mm film, Special Collections, University of Vermont, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed October 07, 2015)


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Amazing amount if ingenuity, perseverance, experience and honest hard labor went into the design, development and implementation of this laborious task.It is amazing to see and thank you for your research and putting this together for us to see. Also thanks for your funders for their vision to see that this is preserved for the future.

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Dear CDI Users: To learn more on this subject, listen to Lucien Paquette's narrated version of this film. Paquette, a retired UVM Extension faculty member, was interviewed by UVM Extension Annual Fund Officer Kurt Reichelt on January 21, 2010 in Middlebury, VT. The narrated "Using the One-Man Pick-Up Baler" video is available online at Enjoy! -- Robin M. Katz, CDI Outreach Librarian

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