Hops Fork

This agricultural tool was used to gently lift, move, and mix the hops as they lay on the drying floor.  This ensured even drying of the whole bale.

Bibliographic Information:

Hops Fork, 1890-1910, wood, metal, cotton, H: 67.24x W:17.5 in. The Farmers’Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Gift of Larry and Esther Crumb, F0019.1999.