Potato Gang

Potato Gang

This photo shows a potato gang at Charles Buck’s Farm, Moulton Marsh. Most of the female workers are wearing the traditional Lincolnshire Bonnet. The bonnets were handmade and each area had its own particular design. The Bonnet served as a ‘sun hat’...
Automated Tulip Head Remover

Automated Tulip Head Remover

The Spalding Bulb Co decided in 1964 to build a mechanised Tulip header to save on the cost of labour. The machine was built in-house by the Farm Workshop manager Ray Wiles assisted by Harold Wilkinson (of Weston) and myself. It took us about 4 months and several...