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place:- Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611
site name:- Middle Sadgill
locality:- Sadgill
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY482057
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4805

photographs
Wrapping big bales of hay to put by for silage or haylage. The big bales have been laid out in a convenient row. A tractor is used with a 'bale wrap', which picks up a bale, rotates it about a vertical axis at the same time rolling it about a horizontal axis so that it wrapped in black polythene, the deposits it off the back, the tractor having been driven forward to the next bale.
A second tractor with a bale lift on the front took bales away to stack.
A lot of effort goes into dealing with discarded wrapping when the bale is unwrapped and the silage used. But ... some inevitably escapes and ends up draped on trees or fences.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009 -- As the platform holding the big bale rotates it pulls a polythene strip off a vertical drum to wrap the bale, the bale is slowly turned about its own axis so that it is eventually covered completely.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611 -- Middle Sadgill -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009

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