The Garden Guide

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

Orchard ladder

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1899. The orchard-ladder consists of a frame on low wheels, as a basis for several ladders which fit into each other, and are capable of being hoisted up by machinery, so that a person near the extremity of the ladder may have access to any part of a tree with convenience, either to prune it or gather the fruit.