Threshing Machine

The threshing machine threshed the grain from the straw and winnowed away the chaff. The arrival of the threshing machine in the farmyard, accompanied by a host of workers, was seen as an important social occasion.

Threshing, West Kerry, possibly around Castlegregory, probably 1940s Threshing, West Kerry, probably 1930s
The Threshing Machine at work on Muckross Traditional Farms