19th Century Hand, Horse and Motor Lawn Mowers

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19th Century Hand, Horse and Motor Lawn Mowers

19th Century Hand, Horse and Motor Lawn Mowers

The reel or cylinder lawn mower originated in England in 1830. Production began in the USA in 1855. From that moment on home owners, no matter what the size of their estate, increasingly turned to the mechanical lawn mower to maintain their lawn.

If anyone has 19th century lawn mowing equipment catalogs, photographs of lawn mowers in use or estate logs books please contact:

James Ricci
The Reel Lawn Mower

413-268-7863
jricci@reellawnmower.com
http://users.crocker.com/~jricci/