Horse Powered - An Invention Created Originally To Power A Washing Machine

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At this Amish Convention, there's a horse in the background... hmmm.. what do they have him doing?  amish.png

Up a little closer, it seems he's walking on a treadmill.  What is this?  Exercise?

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Somebody creative figured out that if you can get the treadmill turning, you can power a pto

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Which can be usd to chop wood...

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The wooden plank treadmill is easy on the hooves

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Power your bandsaw or sawmill setup

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This invention was originally made so the Amish could power a washing machine without electricity.  A little ingenuity and a lack of electricity can motivate the creation of all kinds of great things!

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