The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 5: Machines and Machinery

Normandy wheelbarrow

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1884. The Normandy wheelbarrow (fig. 500.) has two handles or trams (a a) nearly fifteen feet in length, by which, when loaded, nearly all the weight is thrown on the axle; so that the operator, who commonly wears a shoulder-strap (b), has scarcely any thing to carry � he has only to push.