john deere steel plow

John Deere was an Illinois blacksmith at the start of his career Deere and designed a lot of farm plows In 1837 on his own John Deere designed the first cast steel plow that helped the Great Plains farmers The large plows made for cutting the tough prairie ground were called grasshopper plows The plow was made of wrought iron and had a steel share that could cut through sticky soil without clogging By 1855 John Deere's factory was selling over 10,000 steel plows a year the plow was one of the most useful things that was made at the time for farming and made him very popular

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